Gender & Security

OEF Research recognizes the crucial role gender plays in trends in governance and peace. In applying an inclusive lens to its work, OEF Research examines both the important contributions of women in lasting peace and security, as well as how gender roles shape the outcomes for women, men, girls and boys during and post-conflict.

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Kelsey Coolidge
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