Want peace and security? Include women in leadership roles.

Gender equality is a better predictor of a state’s peacefulness than gross domestic product, a recent State Department report says.

The United States was the first nation to enact a comprehensive law based on women’s role in security, following the passage of the Women, Peace and Security Act of 2017.

The United States’ Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security of 2019 and recently released implementation plan highlight the need worldwide to recruit more women in law enforcement, security, technology and counterterrorism.

Read more at: https://share.america.gov/want-peace-and-security-put-women-in-leadership-roles/

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