“Following the U.S. presidential election that seemed to never end, it was easy to forget a nearly-overlapping event: the 25th anniversary of UN Resolution 1325, which put women, peace, and security on the agenda for the United Nations, independent governments, think tanks, and NGO’s, including the Israel Policy Forum, where I work. The resolution advocates for ensuring women participate in peace processes and conflict resolution, as well as other means of amplifying the voices of women in the peace and security space. While this is an essential goal, and one I have personally advocated for at both the Israel Policy Forum and Israel’s Mission to the UN, it is not sufficient.”

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