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Keyword: WPS

May 10, 2023

Department of the Air Force - Women, Peace and Security

Around the world, conflict and disasters disproportionately affect women and children, yet women remain under-represented in efforts to secure against and resolve conflict. Women, peace and security is an internationally recognized framework among our allies and partners and signed into law in the U.S. in 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Master Sgt. Amber Williams)

May 5, 2023

U.S. and Mexico incorporate ‘Women, Peace, and Security Program’ in ‘Fuerzas Amigas 2022’

The U.S. military conducted exercise Fuerzas Amigas 2022 with the Mexican military Oct. 16-21, 2022, at Campo Militar Reynosa in Reynosa, Mexico. Fuerzas Amigas is an annual bilateral exercise focused on defense support of civil authorities and Mexico’s National Defense Plan – III-E. The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral military-to-military partnership conducting disaster response operations along the U.S.-Mexico border. This year’s exercise included a Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) objective for the first time, integrating a gender perspective into exercise planning, design, and execution in support of our mutual WPS objectives.

March 30, 2021

Toward a Gender-Inclusive National Security Strategy

When it comes to women, peace and security, defense officials say the U.S. must lead by example.



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