Features

What is UN Security Council Resolution 1325?

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

Maheswara Thrives in Building Peace from Below

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

Born to a farming family in a village in the Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal, Maheswara Shrestha Bajracharya spent her childhood herding cattle, ploughing, caring for siblings, and cooking for her […]

Why Peace Depends on Women

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

One-quarter of the world’s population—1.5 billion people—live in societies affected by war, where fundamental human needs go unsatisfied and communities are divided and insecure. The lives of women and children […]

She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

Over the past decade, and particularly since September 11, 2001, exhibition organizers, art critics, and the international market have paid more attention to contemporary art from Iran and the Arab […]

Making Their Own Paths to Peace

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

Afghanistan’s political history and the ongoing violence across the country have directly affected women’s political participation and status in society. By the mid-1990s, the systematic subordination of women resulted in […]

Finding Peace for Men in the DRC

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

The eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is sometimes called the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman. In reality, it is an equally dangerous place […]

A Mayor Speaks Out

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

As mayor of Nili, Afghanistan, I am guided by the Afghani saying, “You will harvest what you planted before.” It is important for me, and women like me, that we […]

Three Myths about Women in Peacekeeping

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

When we ask about the presence of women in peacekeeping operations, we might as well be asking to see a fantastical creature, like the mythological female warrior Lady Triệu Thị […]

Women as Leaders and Peacemakers

Categories:
Author: | Date: March 2014

Download the infographic as a pdf

The World As It Is and the World As It Should Be: Interview with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

Categories:
Author: | Date: September 2013

Alliance for Peacebuilding president and chief executive officer Melanie Greenberg interviewed Mr. Eliasson in June 2013 at the UN headquarters in New York about his experiences with conflict prevention over […]