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Women, Peace Negotiations, and Peace Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges

Women, Peace Negotiations, and Peace Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges Citation: Bell, C. (2018). ‘Women, Peace Negotiations, and Peace Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges’, in Ní Aoláin, F., Cahn, N., Haynes, D. F., & Valji, N. (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict. S.l.: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Purchase the book. About: Peace agreements, seeking to end conflict […]

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Re-invigorating Stalled Peace Negotiations: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Inclusion

Re-invigorating Stalled Peace Negotiations: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Inclusion Citation: Bell, C. & Forster, R. (2019). (PA-X Report, Spotlight Series). Re-invigorating Stalled Peace Negotiations: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Inclusion. Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. Download PA-X Spotlight Report. This Spotlight addresses the questions: When formal peace negotiations stall or break down, […]

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Local Peace Processes: Opportunities and Challenges for Women’s Engagement

Local Peace Processes: Opportunities and Challenges for Women’s Engagement Citation: Wise, L., Forster, R. & Bell, C. (2019). (PA-X Report, Spotlight Series). Local Peace Processes: Opportunities and Challenges for Women’s Engagement. Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. Download PA-X Spotlight Report. This Spotlight addresses the questions: When and how do local peace processes and agreements […]

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Women and the Renegotiation of Transitional Governance Arrangements

Women and the Renegotiation of Transitional Governance Arrangements Citation: Bell, C. & Forster, R. (2019). (PA-X Report, Spotlight Series). Women and the Renegotiation of Transitional Governance Arrangements. Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. Download PA-X Spotlight Report. This Spotlight addresses the questions: When negotiated transitions have failed to move forward, how have attempts to […]

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Gender Mainstreaming in Ceasefires: Comparative Data and Examples

Gender Mainstreaming in Ceasefires: Comparative Data and Examples Citation: Forster, R. & Bell, C. (2019). (PA-X Report, Spotlight Series). Gender Mainstreaming in Ceasefires: Comparative Data and Examples. Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh. Download PA-X Spotlight Report. This Spotlight addresses the questions: When and how have ceasefire agreements in armed conflict addressed women? Why […]

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Introducing PA-X: A new peace agreement database and dataset

Introducing PA-X: A new peace agreement database and dataset Download journal article Abstract: This article introduces PA-X, a peace agreement database designed to improve understanding of negotiated pathways out of conflict. PA-X enables scholars, mediators, conflict parties and civil society actors to systematically compare how peace and transition processes formalize negotiated commitments in an attempt […]

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Principled Pragmatism and the ‘Inclusion Project’: Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Agreements

Principled Pragmatism and the ‘Inclusion Project’: Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Agreements Citation: Download journal article. Abstract: UN Security Council Resolution 1325 of 2000 provided that peace agreements should adopt a ‘gender perspective’. This commitment has been reiterated in women, peace and security resolutions since that time. This article uses a mixed qualitative and […]

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Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes

Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes Citation: Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief sets out the various contexts in which different forms of political power-sharing are established in peace agreements. It indicates the challenges for women but also for other groups who are not at the centre of […]

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‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes

‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief focuses on the relevance of security arrangements in peace processes to women. Security provisions in peace agreements tend to focus on security in relation to armed actors that are primarily men, and often fail to […]

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Transitional Justice and Peace Negotiations with a Gender Lens

Transitional Justice and Peace Negotiations with a Gender Lens Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief sets out a gender and women’s rights analysis of transitional justice in peace agreements. Transitional justice mechanisms provide a measure of accountability, and women who have experienced human rights violations and conflict-related atrocities may seek justice […]

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