The Mitchell Group

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Tag : Women

A Gendered Analysis of Violent Extremism: Debunking the Myth

:: by Dalton Brantley ::

Under the Mitchell Group (TMG)’s Evaluation and Analytical Services (EAS)  Project, TMG undertook an analysis of the role of gender in countering violent extremism (CVE). In late 2016, the TMG team led by Professor. Susan Merrill, Senior Research Specialist, and Lauren Eason, Senior Research Coordinator of the WomenStats Project, conducted a desk study of existing literature to answer key questions regarding the women in violent extremist organizations (VEOs) in West Africa with a focus on Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Nigeria, and Niger. The study will inform further field studies and future development programming to accurately address the situation ...

Women's Health in Uganda

:: by Nicole Bridge :: Game Changers

Women's health leads to stable economies
Written by Jerry P. Lanier

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first International Women's Day, recognizing women's past struggles and accomplishments and focusing on what needs to be done to provide greater opportunities for women today.
To commemorate this special day, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launched the "100 Women Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls through International exchanges" and a new maternal- and child-health initiative.Secretary Clinton said the United States "was making women a cornerstone of foreign policy because we think it's the right ...