Women, peace, and security

Binghamton University

 

“Sitting with the Grief of Survivors”: embracing collegiality in human rights scholarship

By: Laura T. Murphy
Español

When human rights scholars engage survivors as colleagues, we avoid traps of voyeurism and engage with them not just for evidence of their oppression, but for their ...

To prevent violence against women, we must move away from victim-based responses

By: Chay Brown
Español

Bottom-up, participatory processes can harness place-based expertise and fundamentally shift the way we respond to violence against women.

The forgotten origins of “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

By: Lisa Levenstein
Español

Without the ingenuity of feminists from the Global South and networks of committed activists on every continent, we would never have heard the phrase: “Women’s ...

Digital activism: empowering women, creating change and demanding human rights

By: Sunita Toor
हिन्दी

Movements like #MeToo demonstrate the power of solidarity and collective digital action, but they also reveal that feminist activism is not a monolithic movement ...

Protesting the preamble: the UN Security Council and the dilution of feminist activism

By: Gina Heathcote
Français

Preambles to UNSC resolutions on women, peace, and security only serve to make feminist politics amenable to the larger militarised agenda of the Security Council.

Yes, women’s sexual and reproductive health should matter to the UN Security Council

By: Sara De Vido
Italiano

The failure of the UNSC to explicitly guarantee women’s rights to sexual and reproductive health reinforces a patriarchal governance system that is inherently harmful ...

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