News Archive: May, 2016

Over the next few weeks we are going to have a series of posts on women’s participation in international development, with a particular focus on the peace and security sector. This is leading up to what will be a very exciting announcement.Today, we begin with a brief exploration of gender equality, recognising it not only as a moral challenge,... Read More +
Today, May 26, is National Sorry Day. Sorry Day is an annual event held to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Australia’s Indigenous communities. It was first held in 1998 following the release of the Bringing Them Home Report, which focused on the forced removal of children from their families over a period spanning most of... Read More +
Last time we looked at gender inequality as a moral, economic, social and political challenge. This time, we are turning our attention to the challenge of gender inequality in the peace and security sector, beginning with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325). UNSCR 1325, passed in October 2000, was an international... Read More +