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Africom tool helps advance women, peace, and security



Africom tool helps advance women, peace, and security
A new tool recently developed by U.S. Africa Command (Africom) is being used to measure progress in advancing women, peace, and security (WPS). The assessment tool was developed by Cori Fleser, Africom’s gender advisor, to better integrate WPS efforts into Africom’s security cooperation activities. Africom has made strides to better… Read More

News You Can Use: 12/28/16



News You Can Use: 12/28/16
National Security Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue, The New York Times Special Operations Command takes a lead role in countering weapons of mass destruction, The Washington Post Trump and Pentagon nominee James Mattis don’t appear to see eye-to-eye on nuclear weapons, The Washington Post Terrorism Financing Task Force… Read More

USAID details multi-agency efforts against gender-based violence



USAID details multi-agency efforts against gender-based violence

In August, the U.S. Agency for International Development released its strategy to establish a government-wide approach that identifies, coordinates, integrates, and leverages current efforts and resources in preventing and responding to gender-based violence around the world...