Sex- and gender-based violence
Violence against women
Jacqui is Director of Monash University’s Centre for Gender, Peace and Security. She is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and a Global Fellow, Peace Research Institute (PRIO), Oslo.
Jacqui's current research is focused on three areas of relevance to the broader Women, Peace and Security agenda: Understanding the political economy of violence against women, including sexual and gender-based violence in conflict in Asia Pacific; Examining the gender dimensions and women's roles in recruitment, support for and prevention of violent extremism and; Analysing gender-sensitive peace agreements and their impact on women's participation after conflict. This research is funded by the Australian Research Council, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the United Nations.
Jacqui True's Articles
How women can build a safer world
Could the war on terror be won by listening to and empowering women?
Unlocking remote women’s voices
They’re on the front line of climate change, but many women in at-risk regions continue to be ignored in global mitigation discussions.
What's turning young men into killing machines?
A deeper examination of gender is sorely needed to try to prevent further acts of violent extremism and terrorism.
Foreign policy: Soft Power or Smart Power?
The new Foreign Policy White Paper offers a mix of soft power and co-operative initiatives alongside the usual emphasis on hard-nosed security strategy.
Foreign Policy White Paper: Keep calm and carry on
Free trade, nuclear governance, China, gender equality. We take a look at the state of global politics and Australia's place in it with a snapshot analyses of the key themes by Monash University’s Politics and International Relations team.