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Un Resolution 1325

It Must Not End in War... and It Doesn't Have to

Madeleine Rees | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Madeleine Rees

What happened in Paris was horrific. The reality of war again in Europe. A reality that is the daily experience for ordinary people in Syria, Iraq, Li...

Transforming Mandera County's Deadly Reputation For Maternal Health

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

For many women in Mandera County a hard to reach, insecure and arid part of North Eastern Kenya, the story of life from childhood to adulthood is one about sheer pain and struggle for survival.

One Year After the Girl Summit

Heather Barr | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Heather Barr

At the Girl Summit, Cameron described the need for "a global movement that doesn't end here, a global movement that starts here." He and Sheikh Hasina should both do more to make that happen.

The Woman Who Told Libyans to "Fight Peacefully by Using Your Vote"

Hibaaq Osman | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Hibaaq Osman

A year ago today, what many saw as Libya's last chance for a democratic future ended in the kind of tragedy and violence that has marked the country's recent history.

Honoring Those Lost in the Struggle to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Hibaaq Osman | Posted 01.24.2015 | World
Hibaaq Osman

The torture and torment of women has become an ideology for some. What we can give ourselves as women, no one else will. Women of the world, rise up for your dignity and equality.

Now Is a Time for Action, Not Celebration

Hibaaq Osman | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Hibaaq Osman

The United Nations' own commitment to the principles of 1325 must also be scrutinised and called into question. Women have been all but absent from the ongoing peace efforts in Syria.

Women and the Peace Talks

Shari Eshet | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Shari Eshet

How can we call for more women to represent us if we don't even know who is already sitting there? We know about Tzipi Livni and we know about Yitzhak Molcho, who are leading the talks for the Israeli side, but that is pretty much it.

What Is Women's Role in Advancing Peace?

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

Could women actually make a difference and change the equation when it comes to peacemaking in the broadest sense?

'Women, War & Peace' Is a Wake-Up Call to Action

Deborah Stambler | Posted 01.07.2012 | Women
Deborah Stambler

What will women's roles in the peace process be as we move forward? Have we learned from the women of Liberia, Bosnia, Colombia and Afghanistan?