More than a decade ago, women around the world successfully championed the Women, Peace and Security agenda—and the UN listened. Today, women are actively questioning assumptions about what security means. They are challenging existing power structures with new ideas and actions to shape international peace and security policies. How does the increased participation of women in decision-making – a hallmark of Women, Peace and Security – impact security thinking and doing?
Sahana Dharmapuri is the Director of the Our Secure Future program at the One Earth Future Foundation. From 2006-2016 she was an independent gender advisor on gender, peace, and security issues to USAID, NATO, The Swedish Armed Forces, the United States Institute for Peace, International Peace Institute, and other international development organizations.
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