Gender

International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives

International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines the often misunderstood, overlooked and underrated contributions of African women to the global discourse on feminism, global justice, international courts and international organizations. Using legal narratives and in-depth exploration of seven women judges, the book debunks existing misconceived notions of the individual and personal agency of the African woman.

International Courts and the African Woman Judge

A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa.

Women on the Front Lines of Change: Empowerment in the Face of Climate and Displacement

“It is often expected that women care more, and therefore women are going to volunteer, and be the saviorsin times of crisis, said Eleanor Blomstrom, the Program Director and Head of Office for the Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO), at a Wilson Center event on climate displacement and the changing role of women.

Women and War: Securing a More Peaceful Future

“Conflicts are 35 percent more likely to be resolved and remain peaceful for 15 years if women are involved,” said Carla Koppell, vice president of the Center for Applied Conflict Transformation at the United States Institute of Peace, at a recent Wilson Center event on the role of women in war, security, and peace.

Economic Development in Our Nation’s Cities: A Conversation on Growing Jobs through Investment, Education, and International Trade

On October 18th, The Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project and Urban Sustainability Laboratory along with the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) held a conversation with two of our nation’s leading mayors to discuss their role fostering urban growth with equity. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Blair Ruble, Vice President for Programs and Director of the Urban Sustainability Laboratory at the Wilson Center. Mayors play a critical role in ensuring their city continues improving while retaining its distinctiveness uniqueness.

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