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The role of masculinities in international security and peacekeeping

25 May 2022

The Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, in collaboration with the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, will host a panel discussion on the role of masculinities in international security issues.

25 May 2022 

Panelists will examine how ideas about masculinities define peacekeeping operations and more generally peace processes and mediation efforts; and develop policy recommendations for national and international actors.


  • Chantal de Jonge Oudraat (Fellow; Member, Board of Directors of Women In International Security)


  • Abraham Denmark (Vice President of Programs and Director of Studies, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States)
  • Katrina Fotovat (Senior Official, Office of Global Women’s Issues, Department of State)


  • David Duriesmith (Lecturer in Gender and Politics, University of Sheffield)
  • Sabrina Karim (Hardis Family Assistant Professor, Cornell University)
  • Grace Ndirangu (Gender, Economic Inclusion, and Peacebuilding Officer, Nairobi, Kenya)

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