Lack of Women in Peace-Building Processes
June 28, 2017
January 15, 2017: Seventeen years after the United Nations passed Resolution 1325, calling for an increased role for women in peace and security processes, change has been slow in coming. In 2016, women made up only 3,724 out of the 91,651 military experts and troops in all peacekeeping missions and women made up only 1,222 of the 12,628 individual police and formed police units. Read the complete article: Women, Peace-Building, and Security Interventions (The Guardian, guardian.ng)
Latest Newsview all
The Opportunities—and Obstacles—for Women in U.S. Intelligence
April 14, 2021
Three women working in cybersecurity in the US intelligence community discuss the progress of recent years and the work that remains.
EU Commits to Leading by Example in Promoting Women, Peace, and Security Goals
April 5, 2021
Recently, the EU has reinforced its commitment to promoting gender equality in the terrain of war and peace, announcing that it has the ambition to play a ‘leading role as a gender equality and catalyst’ and to ‘lead by example’ in the global promotion of WPS goals in the years to come.
Empowering Women in Peace Operations Remains Top Priority, Says UN Peacekeeping Chief
March 26, 2021
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, spoke at a side event focusing on “Women Leaders in the Military”, part of the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).