Newsletters

Issue 35

December 2021

In December, we reflect on our 16 Days of Activism campaign that raised awareness for the challenges women in Afghanistan are still enduring as well as announced our new Monash Peer Mentoring for Afghan Young Women program and the recording for our 16 Days event with Natasha Stott Despoja AO.

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Issue 34

November 2021

In November we launched our "Geo-Political Security" website, resumed the Australia-Afghanistan Intercollegiate debate series and participated in the SEA Women Peacebuilders conference as well as announced our 16 Days of Activism event with Natasha Stott Despoja AO.

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Issue 33

October 2021

This month we continued our support for our friends and colleagues in Afghanistan. We also held our Crisis and Depletion event as part of our Emerging Practices in Regeneration: A Symposium on Feminist Alternatives to Depletion series.

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Issue 32

September 2021

The last month, we watched the situation in Afghanistan deteriorate. Together with the Monash International Affairs Society, Monash GPS worked continuously to support our friends and colleagues in Afghanistan.

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Issue 31

August 2021

Welcome to the August edition of the GPS Newsletter. This month UN Women released an animation promoting the latest research of the GPS Centre, we discuss our Emerging Practices in Regeneration symposium event coming up in September and the GirlUp Leadership Summit Tour.

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Issue 30

July 2021

Welcome to the July edition of the GPS Newsletter. This month Centre Director Professor Jacqui True spoke at the UNDP Oslo III Digital Conference and presented the findings from Monash GPS's project in Libya, Morroco and Tunisia with UN Women.

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Issue 29

June 2021

Welcome to the June edition of the GPS newsletter. Members from the GPS Centre recently released their analyses on Australia’s Second National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2021-2031 which you can read more about. Watch Dr Marie Berry and Sinduja Rajahis discuss their recent project comparing and evaluating women's empowerment interventions that followed war in ten countries. You can also catch up on the fourth session of the US-Australia Indo-Pacific Conversation Series hosted by Pacific Forum, and the latest toolkit in the WICID Methods Lab Toolkit Series.

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Issue 28

May 2021

Welcome to the May issue of the GPS newsletter. On April 6 we welcomed Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss (American University) for her webinar discussing her research into violent extremism and how young people are radicalised in a range of environments. Our PhD researchers presented their research at the first Gender Agenda International (GAI) and Monash PhD Scholar exchange.

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Issue 27

April 2021

In this issue we visit our second GPS webinar of 2021, Hate in the Homeland and Youth Radicalisation with Professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss, our #March4Justice last month, and International Women's Day. We also held a webinar with Dr Elizabeth Pearson (Swansea University), Emily Winterbotham (RUSI) and Dr Katherine E Brown (University of Birmingham) where they discussed their recent book - Countering Violent Extremism: Making Gender Matter.

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Issue 26

March 2021

Welcome to the first GPS newsletter of 2021! In this issue we visit the webinar Countering Violent Extremism: Making Gender Matter with Dr Elizabeth Pearson (Swansea University), Emily Winterbotham (RUSI) and Dr Katherine E. Brown (University of Birmingham). The Monash GPS Centre has launched their new ARC Discovery Project titled Gendering Peace Mediation this year, and Dr Melissa Johnston from Monash GPS and Dr Jayanthi Lingham from WICID Warwick launched a new educational resource: Inclusive Economies, Enduring Peace: The Transformative Role of Social Reproduction: An annotated bibliography.

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