Laura J. Shepherd
Laura J. Shepherd is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and Professor of International Relations in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. Her primary research focuses on the United Nations Security Council’s Women, Peace and Security agenda. She has written extensively on the formulation of UNSCR1325 and subsequent Women, Peace and Security resolutions, and is an active member of the Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security.
Advancing the Women, Peace and Security agenda in Australia
A second National Action Plan is overdue. It’s not too late to integrate concerns about causes of gender-based violence.
Gender parity at the UN: promises to keep
A few “female bodies” in meeting rooms is not the end goal for advancement and empowerment of women at the UN.