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Gendering the Law of Occupation: The Case of Cyprus

Gendering the Law of Occupation: The Case of Cyprus Citation: Download journal article Abstract: The long-term occupation of Northern Cyprus provides some valuable insights into the gendered dimensions of the law of occupation. Specifically, close analysis of conflict-related patterns of sexual violence, the regulation of family relationships, and the challenge of sexual trafficking allows for […]

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The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict Citation: Purchase the book. Key points: Focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict Provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender Assesses the role of gender in violent conflicts, with an emphasis on women’s experiences Keywords: Gender; Conflict Return to search […]

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Political Settlements and Peacebuilding from a Feminist Perspective

The Missing Piece: The Limits and Possibilities of the WPS Agenda

Moving Slowly to Regulate and Recognize: Human Rights Meets Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

Moving Slowly to Regulate and Recognize: Human Rights Meets Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Citation: Download research paper. Key points: • Structural and conceptual limitations of existing paradigms challenge public bodies’ address of rape by intimate partners. • International human rights law is slowly recognising intimate sexual violence as fully experienced and consequential human rights violation. […]

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The ‘war on terror’ and extremism: assessing the relevance of the Women, Peace and Security agenda

The ‘war on terror’ and extremism: assessing the relevance of the Women, Peace and Security agenda Citation:  Download the journal article. Key points: • The WPS agenda mandate is largely irrelevant in relation to new forms of war and/or systematic use of force by states against non-state actors or fragile/dysfunctional territories. • The WPS agenda […]

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The Relationship of Political Settlement Analysis to Peacebuilding from a Feminist Perspective

The Relationship of Political Settlement Analysis to Peacebuilding from a Feminist Perspective Citation:  Download the journal article. Policy points: • This article explores how the emerging ‘political settlement’ literature and efforts to define the concept could learn from other related literatures to avoid the pitfalls of conflating gender and women. • It addresses how political […]

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Through the Looking Glass: Transitional Justice Futures through the Lens of Nationalism, Feminism and Transformative Change

Through the Looking Glass: Transitional Justice Futures through the Lens of Nationalism, Feminism and Transformative Change Citation: Download the journal article or the author’s version. Policy points: • There is a tendency in political forms that follow from transitional justice processes to focus and reinforce identity politics. • While power-sharing and consociationalism-type arrangements provide stability […]

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbours: Assessing the Role of Consociational Politics in Transitional Justice

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours: Assessing the Role of Consociational Politics in Transitional Justice Citation:  Download the working paper. Policy points: • Transitional justice can complement consociationalism by getting at the local where it does not. • Transitional justice has a narrative sensitivity that the institution focused consociationalism has not. • Transitional justice can help […]

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Gendering the Law of Occupation

Gendering the Law of Occupation Citation: Download the working paper. Policy points: • There is a need for more engagement with and research on the specificity of gendered experiences under occupation. Abstract: One glaring limitation in addressing the experiences of women in situations of armed conflict is the absence of a sustained analysis of the […]

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