Women, Peace, and Security

Women speaking into microphone on stage
Begin quote "Why are there no women at the peace table?” asked a Woman PeaceMaker from the Philippines to a group of male negotiators. "We could not find one.” They replied.

“The Women Waging Peace Network (WWP) is essential in fortifying linkages, commitments and solidarity across the globe, and is a pioneer in the field of women, peace and security.”

-Miriam Ferrer, WWP member, the first woman to serve as a chief negotiator and sign a final peace accord.

Progress Report Now Available

Investing in Equity: Creating Equitable Funding for Local Women Peacebuilders As part of the Kroc IPJ's commitment to pushing forward the Women, Peace and Security agenda, it launched a year-long research initiative that is focusing on, "Investing in Equity: Creating Equitable Funding for Local Women Peacebuilders."

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Our Theory of Change

By sharing insights, learnings and strategies of women peacebuilders who have overcome barriers to participate within peace processes, we amplify and strengthen the voices of women, which results in stronger, more sustainable peace accords.

Women PeaceMakers

A unique 12-month fellowship program which includes a multi-week residency at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School. This program is focused on strengthening and improving peace efforts around the world by building an engaged community of peacemakers from conflict-affected communities and international peace partners looking to enhance their ability to end cycles of violence.

Women Waging Peace

Peace is stronger with women. Women are stronger together.

Since its inception in 1998, each woman has been hand selected to be part of this one-of-a-kind global network that is working to end cycles of violence. With over 1,000 members in the network, covering 55+ countries, and 30+ areas of peacebuilding expertise; the WWP Network is bringing us closer to more peaceful societies.

Gender Equity By 2030

On February 27, 2020 WPS Program Officer, Jennifer Bradshaw, gave her talk on How We Can Help Solve Gender Equity in Peacebuilding in 2030 with Crowd Accelerated Innovation”.

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For more information, please contact:

Jen Bradshaw

Jennifer Bradshaw, Women, Peace and Security Program Officer 

Email: jenniferbradshaw@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4189