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About Sophie Giscard d’Estaing

Sophie Giscard d’Estaing is a graduate candidate at the New York University Center for Global Affairs, studying peacebuilding and gender. She holds a degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and has interned for CARE International and the United Nations.

 

Articles by Sophie Giscard d’Estaing

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

UN CSW: ending impunity for gender-based crimes against women refugees

The CSW has called on UN member states to "address sexual and gender-based violence as an integral and prioritized part of every humanitarian response". Civil society groups expected more.

UN calls for women’s engagement in countering violent extremism: but at what cost?

Women are already on the frontlines of violent extremism. Engaging with them is not about instrumentalizing them but about building and recognizing their agency.

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