Kristen Cordell is a former Analyst for the RAND Corporation in Washington DC, where she specialized in Gender and Nation Building. She currently works as a consultant on Sexual Violence and Security Sector Reform for MONUC in Kinshasa.
No Help for Sex
Liberia: Women Peacekeepers and Human Security
Time to stand the narratives of division on their head
Kristen Cordell, at the end of her first visit to the CSW, sees little hope for progress without research being...
Gender Equality, Economy, and Empowerment
Kristen Cordell looks at a novel approach to addressing gender equailty through development.
Think global, act local
Kristen Cordell reflects on the work still to be done in her own country, the USA, to challenge the violence done to women.
Sexual Violence: the UN gets serious about data collection
Kristen Cordell hopes that the new UN database on Sexual Violence will reduce the turf wars between the UN agencies...