Event Recap Aug 8, 2022
Why NATO must make gender central to its security thinking
By Alvina Ahmed
On July 15, the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public conference discussing the importance of incorporating gender perspectives in NATO’s strategies as the alliance looks to implement its new Strategic Concept and defend against malign actors.
Gender and security series
From the gendered consequences of non-traditional security threats like climate change and the disproportional targeting of women by disinformation campaigns, to assumptions about women in cybersecurity and peacemaking and the pursuit of feminist foreign policy in allied states, gender is an enormously consequential component of every facet of international security today.
New Atlanticist Mar 9, 2021
Why NATO should adopt a feminist foreign policy
By Gabriela R. A. Doyle, Madeline Olden, Leah Sheunemann, and Christopher Skaluba
As an alliance, NATO plays an important role in advancing equity within foreign policy. When NATO foreign ministers meet later in March, they should take the natural next steps toward adopting a feminist foreign policy.
New Atlanticist Mar 8, 2021
It’s time to change the way we talk about women in conflicts
By Aude Darnal
There’s a disconnect between rhetoric and reality when it comes to women’s roles in peacebuilding and development projects because the discussion about women overwhelmingly focuses on them as victims of conflict and political violence without also recognizing them as participants in it. That’s a problem.
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To commemorate International Women’s Day, next-generation leaders from across the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security shared their thoughts on the underlying theme of the future of defense: gender matters. Diversity matters. We need to take a multifaceted approach to our collective security.
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