Dr. Kiran Bedi – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this pioneer, a woman living ahead of the times trailing new paths for all women. Being one of the first female police officers inside her nation, she has been a woman leader since she first started her adult life. Through her foundation work, this powerhouse also devotes a large amount of her energy and time to the betterment of the lives of others, with a focus presently on the organization works in Resettlement … [Read more...]

29 May is the, International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Peacekeepers Day 2013 On 29 May, UN offices, alongside Member States and non-governmental organizations, hold solemn events to honour fallen peacekeepers. Since the first UN peacekeeping mission was established in 1948, more than 3,100 military, police and civilian personnel have lost their lives in the service of peace as a result of acts of violence, accidents and disease. The day has two purposes: to honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of … [Read more...]

UN Women, Progress of the World’s Women

In many countries of the world, the rule of law still rules women out. In every region, there are laws that discriminate against women, in relation to property, the family, employment and citizenship. Too often, justice institutions, including the police and the courts, deny women justice. But, governments and civil society are pioneering innovative approaches to ensure that women can access justice. Catalyzing gender-sensitive law reform, investing in one-stop shops and providing … [Read more...]

Camille Brockman – The Online Criminal Justice Degree Project

Camille Brockman - The Online Criminal Justice Degree Project The Online Criminal Justice Degree Project seeks to provide a comprehensive look at the criminal justice system. Those who are currently in the field in any capacity, as well as those looking to pursue studies in this area will find the collection of articles and media to be insightful and beneficial. The system itself is not built on all absolutes, rather there are conditions, interpretations, and personal judgement calls. There … [Read more...]

Camille Brockman, Digital Information and the Criminal Justice System

Digital Information and the Criminal Justice System An effective criminal justice system demands access to information in a timely manner. In fact, in many situations, having that crucial piece of the puzzle may be the difference between life and death. In the aftermath of 9/11, federal, state, and local agencies stressed the need for information sharing and accessibility. Since then, several initiatives have been developed to further improve access to information and encourage all … [Read more...]

Women, Peace and Security Institute Established in Ghana

Women, Peace and Security Institute Established in Ghana Discussions on conflict and peacekeeping in Africa have often ignored the role of women. But this reality is gradually changing, as a growing body of activists, academics and policymakers bring women to the forefront of security agendas. As part of this movement, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra, Ghana has established a Women, Peace and Security Institute to train students and leaders across the … [Read more...]

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