The WIIS Gender Scorecard: Think Tanks and Journals Spotlight on the Nuclear Security Community

written by On September 9, 2020

By Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, Kayla McGill and Zi Xue

 

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) called for greater participation of women in peace and security decision-making processes and underscored the importance of incorporating a gender perspective when addressing international peace and security challenges. In November 2017, the US Congress adopted the Women, Peace and Security Act, which posited that “the United States should be a global leader in promoting the meaningful participation of women in conflict prevention, management and resolution, and post-conflict relief and recovery efforts.”1 While much progress has been made since 2000, the roles and numbers of women in foreign policy and security establishments remain underdeveloped, including in the United States.

The WIIS Gender Scorecard: Think Tanks and Journals Spotlight on the Nuclear Security Community

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