Gender Perspectives on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR): How and why are gender perspectives relevant to DDR of former combatants?

Thursday, March 1, 2001
Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women (OSAGI)

Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) are activities designed to facilitate disbanding military fighters and easing their transition back into society. They are often given priority at the cease of hostilities, as it is important to help former combatants settle into peacetime occupations.

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