Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
Amanda Shaver is a Research Assistant with Environmental Security program at the Stimson Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Economics with magna cum laude honors from The George Washington University.
In countries around the world, children often bear the brunt of armed conflict. Protracted crises continue to uproot families, destroy homes and schools, and leave countless children vulnerable to armed violence. READ MORE