Introducing a New Training Curriculum: A Women’s Guide to Security Sector Reform

Posted by on June 30, 2017
Introducing a New Training Curriculum: A Women’s Guide to Security Sector Reform

By Megan Bastick and Nanako Tamaru Women play important roles in fostering inclusive and lasting security. As leaders in civil society, government, and security sector institutions, they understand the diverse needs of their communities and possess a wealth of knowledge on how to make their communities more secure. But how do they make their voices […]

VIDEO: The Role of Women in Global Stability

VIDEO: The Role of Women in Global Stability

This interview, by Vago Muradian, originally appeared on Defense & Aerospace Report.  Inclusive Security’s Director, Jacqueline O’Neill, discusses the role of women in global stability with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the “2016 Halifax International Security Forum” in Canada.

This Pakistani Police Officer is on the Leading Edge of a Trend That Could Lead to a More Peaceful World

Posted by on October 25, 2016
This Pakistani Police Officer is on the Leading Edge of a Trend That Could Lead to a More Peaceful World

This piece, by Carolyn Beeler and Christina Asquith, was originally published by Public Radio International as part of its “Balance of Power” series. The stench of diesel is in the air. Asima Naqvi is standing on the side of a noisy highway in Pakistan, one of the few women on the road. She wears a […]

Why the Next US Administration Must Include Women and Civil Society in National Security

Why the Next US Administration Must Include Women and Civil Society in National Security

On May 20, Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Founder and Chair of Inclusive Security, and Wafa Bughaighis, senior Libyan government representative to the US and a member of Inclusive Security’s Women Waging Peace Network, welcomed participants at the first meeting of a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) roundtable series on “The Future of Security.” Co-hosted by […]

Innovation in the Prevention of the Use of Child Soldiers: Women in the Security Sector

Posted by Roméo Dallaire, Shelly Whitman, and Sam Holland on March 16, 2016
Innovation in the Prevention of the Use of Child Soldiers: Women in the Security Sector

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. “Our collective failure to protect children must be transformed into an opportunity to confront the problems that cause their suffering.” – Graça […]

Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation

Posted by Linell Letendre on March 16, 2016
Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. [This] should not be about women’s rights, equal opportunity, career assignments for enhancement purposes for selection to higher rank. It is about, […]

Gender Perspectives and Military Effectiveness: Implementing UNSCR 1325 and the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Posted by Robert Egnell on March 16, 2016
Gender Perspectives and Military Effectiveness: Implementing UNSCR 1325 and the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. In January 2013 then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta rather unexpectedly lifted the ban on women in combat roles. This came after more […]

Female Citizen Soldiers and Airmen: Key Contributors to Worldwide Peace and Security

Posted by General Frank J. Grass on March 15, 2016
Female Citizen Soldiers and Airmen: Key Contributors to Worldwide Peace and Security

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Women’s entrance into the National Guard in 1950 was an historic moment in America’s military history. From that moment on, women have […]

Integrating Gender Perspectives within the Department of Defense

Posted by Anne A. Witkowsky on March 15, 2016
Integrating Gender Perspectives within the Department of Defense

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, and the 15th anniversary of the […]

Inclusive Security: NATO Adapts and Adopts

Posted by Ambassador Swanee Hunt and Ambassador Douglas Lute on March 11, 2016
Inclusive Security: NATO Adapts and Adopts

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. We met for the first time in Pristina. Both of us had labored to mitigate conflict in the Balkans, and we had […]

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