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Gender & Security

Employment Opportunities for Women and Girls in Fragile Contexts

November 7, 2018

Whether it’s running businesses or participating directly in support of war efforts, in conflict-affected environments the disruption to social and normative systems caused by the conflicts means that opportunities for women and girls can expand. 

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International Elections and Leaders: November 2018 Update

The  (REIGN Dataset) (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country each and every month. We update the data set monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We also provide monthly election coverage and track leadership changes in a series of updates called International Elections and Leaders.

Promoting Girls’ Empowerment to Reach Gender Equality

Women’s participation has been recognized as fundamental for both the full realization of human rights and the possibility of sustainable peace. Yet women’s presence in politics remains low. What can be done to embolden the female youth of today to strive for equality?
Sudanese child soldier

On the International Day of the Girl Child, We Need to Recognize the Challenges of Integrating Former Girl Soldiers into the Workforce

Since 2012, the world has been pausing to recognizing the International Day of the Girl Child to highlight the particular challenges girls face globally and the continuing efforts to find avenues toward a more equitab

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Forecasting Coup

CoupCast

The CoupCast project, led by Curtis Bell, uses historical data and machine learning to predict the likelihood of a coup attempt occurring in any country on a month to month basis.  Read more.


Datasets

Terrorist Social Services Data Set

Terrorist and Insurgent Organization Social Services (TIOS)

TIOS gives researchers and practitioners the opportunity to better understand conflicts and their outcomes when terrorists, rebels, and insurgents provide social services to theirs supporters.  Read more.

 

Terrorist Insurgent Dataset

Terrorist and Insurgent Organization Social Services (TIOS) V2

TIOS V2 gives researchers and practitioners the opportunity to better understand conflicts and their outcomes when terrorists, rebels, and insurgents provide social services to theirs supporters.  Read more.

 

Irregular Elections Dataset

Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance (REIGN)

REIGN describes political conditions in every country each and every month. The dataset is updated monthly to reflect the most recent political events and changes in leadership.  Read more.

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