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Tag: Feminist Foreign Policy
Despite Peace Agreement, Taliban Wages Ongoing Violence in Afghanistan; Women’s Rights and Fragile Democracy At Stake, Hillary Clinton Says
The Taliban and the U.S. agreed on a “reduction of violence,” for seven days. The reduction in violence for the seven day period was to reduce violence by 80 percent. The Taliban has instead ramped up their attacks on the Afghan civilians and the Afghan government.
25 Years After Beijing, What’s Next for Women Worldwide?
There are 2.5 billion women and girls on this planet who are impacted by discriminating laws and lack any legal protection. In many countries, as much of 75 percent of the rights of women and girls are not protected in law. But 25 years after the historic UN World Conference on Women in Beijing, leaders are intent on making change.
These Feminist Organizations and Leaders are Building Better Nuclear Policy—by Inviting Women to the Table
It’s long past time for more diverse voices in the field of national security and nuclear policy—and that’s exactly why the Ploughshare Fund, a global security grant-making foundation that supports initiatives seeking to eliminate nuclear weapons and the threats they pose, has awarded $50,000 to groups and individuals working to diversify the field.
Ensuring an Inclusive Afghan Peace Process
“Inclusivity means real representation: not just elites getting a seat at the table. Being at the table is a means, not the end.”
Seeking Peace: Hillary Clinton Breaks Down Why Gender Matters in Foreign Policy
“I just knew that if we didn’t focus on peace and security and the role that women can and should play, we would be missing opportunities that would make a big difference to ending conflict, saving lives and creating more peaceful situations that would be good for the United States.”
Telling Stories About Women, War and Peace
The 2011 debut of Women, War and Peace was a landmark. Seven years later, the intersections of gender and conflict remain as relevant as ever—so PBS is releasing four more installments.
International Law Demands the U.S. Do Better on Abortion Policy
New lawmakers in Congress were eager to challenge Trump’s Global Gag Rule—but Presidential memoranda are not the only barriers to bringing U.S. foreign assistance policy in line with international human rights and humanitarian law.
We Heart: The Foreign Affairs Experts Bridging Feminist Theory and Practice
Women’s participation has been proven to lead to more sustainable peace agreements and better social outcomes in conflict resolution, but women around the world still lack seats at the peace-making table. Enter Peace Science Digest’s special issue on gender and conflict.
Feminist Foreign Policy Starts With Diversity and Inclusion on Campus
Students of international affairs want relevant coursework that is inclusive and intersectional—and schools are contemplating how to answer their call.