WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY ACT of 2017

Author
Sahana Dharmapuri, Jolynn Shoemaker, Sarah Williamson
Content Type
Policy Brief
Institution
Our Secure Future
Abstract
The Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 is a major milestone for US law. It recognizes that women are on the frontlines of international security challenges as powerful agents of change to create stability and peace. The law mandates women’s meaningful participation in international peace and security.
Topic
Security, United Nations, Women, Peace, WPS
Political Geography
United States, Global Focus