From Global Promise to National Action
December 21, 2016: Since 2010, conflict and displacement have increased around the globe. Today’s wars increasingly threaten civilians, and state-centric approaches to peacemaking frequently fall short. Evidence shows that women’s participation in these processes is associated with more successful outcomes. National action plans were conceived to address the gap between prescriptive international frameworks and the particular security needs of individual countries. But how are they developed, and what impact do they have? New research from Inclusive Security and One Earth Future Foundation explores four case studies: The Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines, Serbia, and Sierra Leone. Read more: From Global Promise to National Action (inclusivesecurity.org)
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ASPI Examines Australia's Approach to Women, Peace, and Security
July 7, 2019: The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has recently published a series of reports examining Australia's approach to providing roles for women in sectors affecting peace and security.
Aided by a Female Squad Leader, US Soldiers Demonstrate Peacekeeping with Women in Mind
June 27, 2019: Four Arizona National Guardsmen went house to house in a mock village set up on a grassy plain in rural Kazakhstan, searching for an enemy weapons cache.At many of the houses, women acting out the scenario during the Steppe Eagle exercise told the American soldiers that their culture did not allow them to enter unless a female servicemember was present.That’s where this particular squad of guardsmen stood out: Led by the first female infantry squad leader in the Arizona National Guard, Staff Sgt. Jenna Ross, the squad entered and searched the houses for the hidden weapons.
New Career Comeback Program Launched for Malaysian Women in Cyber Security
June 26, 2019: A new program has been launched in Malaysia to support women in cyber security in returning to work, as shared on Ministry of Communications and Multimedia via Bernama.Known as ‘Empowering Women in Cyber Risk Management’, the program is a career comeback initiative that aims to overcome the talent gap faced by the cyber security industry.