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01/08/2018 - The Perils of Mixing Masculinity and Missiles Grantee News From Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights: President Trump makes the job of a feminist security analyst almost too easy. No subtle teasing out of subtexts required with this guy. Something seemed to click for people across the … Continue reading

01/04/2018 - 5 reasons the U.N. Security Council should care about the Burmese military’s sexual assaults on the Rohingya Grantee News From Council on Foreign Relations: Burma’s ethnic cleansing campaign against Rohingya Muslims has been rife with sexual violence, according to recent news accounts. Among the more than 600,000 people who have fled to neighboring Bangladesh, many are survivors … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: Seeds of Peace In recognition of women’s indispensible role in conflict prevention and peacebuilding, the Canadian government recently announced a “feminist international assistance policy” that allocates $150 million for international development projects that are led by, and of benefit to, women. This is … Continue reading

Topic: Staff Change It is often said that the only thing we can count on is change. Over the course of the 60-plus years of the life of the Compton Foundation, that has been very true. This Foundation has grown and evolved, moved … Continue reading