Through its training courses and data collection and analysis, WIIS assists security organizations and U.S. Combatant Commands and partner nations worldwide in assessing progress in implementing the WPS agenda in state security sector forces.
Gender Assessment Tool
The WIIS Gender Assessment Tool is a monitoring and evaluation tool that measures the progress made by states or organizations in integrating the principles of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 into their national security policies, military operations, and defense institutions.
Trainings and Courses
WIIS offers a network of experienced professionals who evaluate and assess existing Women, Peace & Security plans and programs and provide training for government agencies, including security institutions, that prioritize the operationalization of gender mainstreaming in policies and missions.
Peacekeeping and Security
More women participating in peacekeeping operations and missions in civilian, military, and police force roles means better operational effectiveness. WIIS conducts evidence-based research affirming that women’s participation in peace and security operations is vital to conflict prevention and mitigation.