Join us for a virtual symposium:

October 7-9, 2020

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This newly released book contains many terrific and timely articles, including 

"'Cocked and Loaded': Trump and the Gendered Discourse of National Security" 

by Consortium Director Carol Cohn


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Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins

Women of Color and the Global Security Challenges of the 21st Century

Miss her talk? You can view the video here

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Nadje Al-Ali

Gender-based Violence in the Middle East: Feminist Dilemmas in Islamophobic Times

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Workshop Report

What Kind of Growth?
Economies that Work for Women in
Post-War Settings

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Read our Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace Working Paper

by Carol Cohn and Claire Duncanson

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Our Mission

The Consortium’s work aims to use knowledge about gender and security to end armed conflicts and build sustainable international peace. We seek to further the development of new knowledge on the topics of gender, armed conflict and security, while also bridging the gap between the scholarly research community and policy makers. With a stronger, international, collaboration between scholars and policy practitioners, we believe that lasting and peaceful change can be sustained.

What We Are Doing

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"With its diverse, thoughtful, and theoretically rich perspectives on gender, conflict, and violence, Women and Wars stands out from the crowd as an exceptional and interdisciplinary contribution to the field." - Megan MacKenzie

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The Consortium Annotated Bibliography project provides the policy, activist and scholarly communities with access to the findings of the burgeoning academic research in this field.

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Our Research Hub is a comprehensive, publicly accessible database of scholarly research on topics related to gender, armed conflict, peacebuilding, security and the construction of more just post-conflict societies.

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Our Speaker Series brings an international roster of frontline practitioners, reflective activists and engaged scholarsTheir talks address the complex realities of women’s and men’s lives and livelihoods in conflict-affected areas…

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