Author profile: Katharine Wright

Dr Katharine A. M. Wright is a Lecturer in International Politics at Newcastle University (UK). Her research centers broadly around gender and security in institutional settings, including NATO and the EU. You can read her most recent work on NATO in Media, War & Conflict, International Political Science Review and the International Feminist Journal of Politics. She tweets @KAMWright.

An International Security Assistance Force member gives a toy to an Afghan child July 11 at the Kabul Female Prison and Detention Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.  ISAF members donated school supplies, toys, soccer balls and women's clothing to the facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nestor Cruz) (released)

Gender Matters: Mainstreaming Women, Peace and Security at NATO

The aim must be to transform practice through better representing women’s agency, rather than reinforcing regressive gendered logics.

More Questions than Answers? 12 Years on from UNSCR 1325

More Questions than Answers? 12 Years on from UNSCR 1325

e-IR’s range of publications to mark the anniversary of UNSCR 1325 reflect on the unintended consequences resulting from the resolution and highlight the silences surrounding the issues.

Review – Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defence

Review – Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defence

In Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defence, Annica Kronsell challenges an assumption that gender mainstreaming is more achievable than gender parity in military organisations.

NATO’s Implementation of UN SCR 1325

NATO’s Implementation of UN SCR 1325

NATO has utilised UN SCR 1325 on ‘Women, Peace and Security’ as a tool to justify advocating increasing women in the military in order to counter manpower shortages.

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