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  1. Gender and Transitional Justice in Africa: Progress and Prospects

    Various models of transitional justice (TJ) have developed throughout Africa, but they have often failed to adequatel

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 174
  2. Women's Leadership and Participation: Case Studies on Learning for Action

    What are the barriers to women's leadership and participation and how could they be encouraged to take up leadership

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 848
  3. Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity

    The essay seeks to problematize the recent UN discourse on gender, peace and war by demonstrating how modernity sets

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 877
  4. Should We Give up on the State? Feminist Theory, African Gender History and Transitional Justice

    In some excellent articles in the first issue of The International Journal of Transitional Justice, scholars have exa

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 884
  5. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  6. Transitional Justice and Gender in Uganda: Making Peace, Failing Women During the Peace Negotiation Process

    Harriet Nabukeera-Musoke has been working with Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) for te

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 886
  7. The United Nations Responses to the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Women and Girls by Peacekeepers During Peacekeeping Missions

    International law concerning sexual violence has developed dramatically during the past 50 years.

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 891
  8. Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 536
  9. Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 527
  10. We Have the Promises of the World: Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    The US and its allies cited the defense of women's rights as one of the primary reasons, after the need to root out a

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 580
  11. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  12. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  13. Civil Society Recommendations on the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Europe

    On 7th–8th September 2009 under the Initiative for Peacebuilding (IfP), the European Peacebuilding Liaison Offi

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 097
  14. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  15. Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons

    Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and ma

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 293
  16. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Developments
    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  17. The Trouble with Rape Trials – Views of Witnesses, Prosecutors and Judges on Prosecuting Sexualised Violence during the War in the former Yogoslavia

    This study was inspired by Binaifer Nowrojee, the current director of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa.

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 410
  18. Colombia: Displaced Women Demand Their Rights

    Displaced Colombian women and girls are the resilient survivors of the ongoing conflict inside the country.

    Monday, November 16, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 624
  19. Gender and Transitional Justice

    During the past few decades, different models of transitional justice (TJ) have developed throughout Africa to try to

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 524
  20. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 079
  21. How to Use CEDAW as an Advocacy Tool

    CEDAW is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women, highlighting the need for women's par

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 140
  22. PERU: Closing the Gender Land Gap: The Effects of Land-Titling for Women in Peru

    In most developing countries agricultural land is the property of men.

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 143
  23. Reports/Policy Briefs89 147
  24. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, November 2010

    In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 169
  25. Beyond Trousers: The Public Order Regime and the Human Rights of Women and Girls in Sudan

    Submission to the 46th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Banjul, the Gambia.

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 311
  26. Teaching Gender, Conflict & Peace: A Review Essay

    Peace studies is a growing academic field that has its scholarly roots in international relations (IR), political sci

    Friday, October 30, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 837
  27. What Is a War Crime?

    The trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic at The Hague throws a renewed spotlight on the prosecution o

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 355
  28. Women, Peace and Security: The Role of an Arms Trade Treaty

    The paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and amm

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 125
  29. Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations

    As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 129
  30. Focus: Women, Gender and Armed Conflict

    The end of the Cold War in 1989 did not, as had been expected, bring about a reduction in armed conflicts.

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 126
  31. UNESCO: Priority Gender Equality: Action Plan 2008-2013

    In UNESCO's Medium-Term Strategy for 2008-2013, gender equality has been designated as one of the Organization's two

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 636
  32. Dreams Deferred: Educational and Skills-building Needs and Opportunities for Youth in Liberia

    As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p

    Friday, September 25, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 781
  33. 2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

    Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea

    Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 098
  34. Report of the Secretary General on Women, Peace and Security 2009

    The present report is submitted in accordance with the statement by the President of the Security Council of 29 Octob

    Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 174
  35. Oxfam Briefing Paper: Sexual Violence in Colombia: instrument of war

    Sexual violence has been employed as a weapon of war by all of the armed groups involved in the half-century-long Col

    Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 156
  36. Defying the Odds: Lessons Learnt from Men for Gender Equality Now

    How can we tackle gender based violence?

    Monday, September 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 852
  37. Resettlement Transition Experiences among Sudanese Refugee Women

    The prolonged civil-war and famine in the African nation of Sudan has displaced millions over the last two decades, m

    Monday, September 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 857
  38. Helpdesk Research Report: The Impact of Conflict on Women's Voice and Participation

    Conflict and power are closely interrelated.

    Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 835
  39. No Place For Us Here: Violence Against Refugee Women in Eastern Chad

    Refugee women and girls continue to face the risk of rape and other serious violence in and outside refugee camps in

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 078
  40. Mainstreaming Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security - Are We There Yet?

    In October 2000, the Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 calling for women's participation in peace processes, t

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 091
  41. Bloody Monday: The September 28 Massacre and Rapes by Security Forces in Guinea

    At around 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 114
  42. Gender-based Violence Towards Colombian Uprooted Women in the Northern Borderland of Ecuador: A Case of Human Security and Securitization

    Through a gender, conflict, borderland and security approach, this thesis aims at explaining the high levels of gende

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 824
  43. Gender Empowerment and United Nations Peacebuilding

    Previous studies have suggested that societies where women have higher social and economic status and greater politic

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 825
  44. Vulnerable Women: A Critical Reflection On Human Rights Discourse and Sexual Violence

    I write as a historian by training, who is now working on gender, violence,and human rights in contemporary Africa.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 830
  45. Ending the Niger Delta Crises: Exploring Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    A common root cause to the instability revolves round the issue of resource control and socio economic development of

    Saturday, August 15, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 290
  46. Reports/Policy Briefs90 189
  47. Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms While Countering Terrorism

    Following the introduction, section II of the report provides a summary of the activities of the Special Rapporteur o

    Monday, August 3, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 483
  48. fem'TALK: ENews bulletin of femLINKPACIFIC: The Thirteen 25 Report

    fem'TALK
    The ENews bulletin of femLINKPACIFIC: Media Initiatives for Women

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 151
  49. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  50. Characterizing Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Profiles of Violence, Community Responses, and Implications for the Protection of Women

    Although the second Congo war officially ended in 2002, there are indications that sexual violence has increased stea

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 286

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