Women’s Economic Empowerment
Women’s meaningful economic participation is integral to achieving greater security and stability around the world. The Department is empowering women to be agents of economic prosperity through innovative policy, diplomacy, programs, and partnerships.
Women, Peace, and Security
The United States’ Strategy on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) focuses on improving the effectiveness of our foreign policy and assistance efforts across the board by proactively integrating the needs and perspectives of women and empowering women to contribute their talents and energies to international and, security, and prosperity.
S/GWI’s work on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security covers is not single-faceted. There are several cross-cutting issues that S/GWI targets through its work in other areas including Combatting Violent Extremism, Gender-Based Violence, and Women’s Leadership.