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Alana Chloe Esposito

Contributing Editor

Alana Chloe Esposito is a foreign policy expert and human rights advocate. A UN Correspondent for AWT, she has reported on refugees, sexual violence in conflict, socially conscious art, the UN’s global development agenda, and women peace, and security, among other international issues. She currently serves as Gender Justice Program Officer for an NGO that provides legal support to survivors of gender violence and empowers their defenders.

Dina Kawar

The Politics of Compromise

UN Security Council resolution 1325 recognizes that women are vital contributors to conflict resolution and prevention and urges their greater participation “in all United Nations peace and security efforts.” Since it passed in 2000, women’s presence on the Security Council has increased markedly. Yet the body tasked with maintaining international peace and security remains overwhelmingly male-dominated.

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