Selected Essays Announced in Feminist Foreign Policy Essay “Un-Contest”
The War Prevention Initiative is pleased to announce 11 essays on feminist foreign policy selected for publication.
Viewpoint: Is Military Aid Really the Best Way to Help Ukraine?
Please read this timely commentary co-authored by WPI’s Peace Science Digest Senior Editor Molly Wallace in Political Violence@ A Glance. The authors ask to “turn the spotlight onto those Ukrainians who—despite the loud calls for military weaponry—have been steadily engaged in various forms of nonviolent resistance and defense since the invasion. Their actions deserve more … Read more
Right to Choice and the Hijab: Call for International Legal Reform
In this essay, Raghavi Purimetla and Amukta Sistla envision how a feminist foreign policy can integrate with international legal frameworks to protect women’s rights around the world.
“From Victims to Leaders”: Let the Silenced Speak – Climate Change through the Lens of Feminist Foreign Policy
In this essay, Shrinwanti Mistri argues for climate justice as a core feature of feminist foreign policy, and for centering those most impacted and marginalized by the global climate crisis in decision-making processes about how to address it.
The Feminist Revolution: An Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Militarist Case for Rethinking Foreign Policy
In this essay, Irina Militaru argues that a feminist foreign policy must be anti-capitalist.
The War Within
In this essay, Morgan Shier intimately links the experience of daily life with a call for policies that recognize human multidimensionality, intersectionality, and interconnectedness.
The Case for a Feminist Domestic Policy for Mexico
In this essay, Rocío Magali Maciel calls for a feminist domestic policy for Mexico—in addition to the country’s feminist foreign policy—to address violence against women.
The Girl Next Door: How Local Individuals Can Affect Global Policy
In this essay, Isobel Dodd argues that addressing domestic misogyny must be a part of a feminist foreign policy to strengthen state security.
Unsettling Feminist Foreign Policy and Aotearoa New Zealand
In this essay, Angela Wilton argues that a “feminist” foreign policy would be an anti-feminist act in Aotearoa New Zealand without co-creation and co-governance with Indigenous peoples.
Framing an Afro-Feminist Foreign Policy
In this essay, Oluwatoyin Christiana Olajide explores a two-pronged approach for pursuing a feminist foreign policy in an African context: local feminist activism with global reach and men’s ally-ship within government ministries.