Globalization, Human Rights & Security
Women make up a majority of the world’s poor; more than half of immigrants, refugees and casualties of armed conflicts; and they are often the first to feel the brunt of economic, political, environmental and humanitarian crises. At the same time, women are essential partners for promoting conflict resolution, reducing extremism and promoting post-conflict reconstruction and sustainable development. However, governments and international organizations often overlook the significant contributions and vital perspectives of women and girls, thereby undermining effective security policies and peace-building initiatives. Human rights advocates and security experts are calling for more efforts to invest in women, implement gender-sensitive laws and policies and ensure that women are included at decision-making tables.
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Reports & Publications
SIROW Researcher to Speak at Congressional Briefing
Both Halves of the Sky: How Women of the Global North and South Make Each Other Whole
ICRW Applauds India’s Ground-Breaking Women’s Bill: More parliamentary seats a first step to greater political power
Sarah Degnan Kambou Named Interim President of ICRW
Civil Rights Legend Dorothy Height Passes