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International Gender Equality Norms and their Fragmented Protection in Conflict

International Gender Equality Norms and their Fragmented Protection in Conflict Download journal article Abstract: Normative and legal developments in the protection of gender equality in conflict have proliferated in recent decades across diverse regimes of public international law. Nevertheless, the ultimate impact of such international norms on domestic conflict-affected settings is unclear. This article sets […]

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Editorial: Gender, Conflict and Political Settlements: What Do We Know?

Editorial: Gender, Conflict and Political Settlements: What Do We Know? Citation: Download journal article Find out more about this special issue… Keywords: gender, conflict, political settlements Return to search all publications

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Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol

Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol Citation: Download journal article Abstract: Considerable optimism accompanied the adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Optional Protocol. However, one of the Optional Protocol’s two enforcement measures, the inquiry procedure, appeared to languish for […]

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EJIL: Live! Editor-in-Chief interview with Catherine O’Rourke

Feminist Strategy in International Law: Understanding Its Legal, Normative and Political Dimensions

Feminist Strategy in International Law: Understanding Its Legal, Normative and Political Dimensions Citation:  Access article. Abstract: While international law has typically waxed and waned in feminist favours, contemporary feminist engagements reveal a strongly critical, reflective thrust about the costs of engaging international law and the quality of ostensible gains. To inform this reflection, this article […]

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Political Settlements – Connecting Gender Analysis between the spheres of formal politics, social movements, external actors, and Gender Policy Outcomes

Gendering Political Settlements: Challenges and Opportunities

Gendering Political Settlements: Challenges and Opportunities Citation: Download journal article. Abstract: Whereas the political settlements research framework is garnering growing policy attention in development programming, including in fragile and conflict-affected states, there are concerns that political settlements constitute yet another global policy development with which feminist and gender analysis must ‘catch up’. The article outlines […]

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Law, Governance and Development: A Case Study of Women’s Social Mobilisation and Transitional Justice

Law, Governance and Development: A Case Study of Women’s Social Mobilisation and Transitional Justice Citation: Download briefing paper. Policy points: • A factor for the success of women’s civil socitey interventions into transitional justice processes is the openness of the domestic political settlement. • International law can matter to human rights outcomes for women legally […]

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A chronology of Colombian Peace Processes and Peace Agreements

A chronology of Colombian Peace Processes and Peace Agreements Citation:  Download briefing paper. Note: This briefing paper is part of a series produced for UN Women in connection to the Global Study and High Level Review connected to the 15 year UN Secretary General Review of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The Briefing papers have […]

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International Gender Equality Norms and the Local Peacemaking Political Settlement

International Gender Equality Norms and the Local Peacemaking Political Settlement Citation: Download working paper. Policy points: • International interventions shaped by international gender norms commitment and expertise can re-structure local incentives and lead to local gender equality actors being taken seriously. • External interventions based on gender equality norms can usefully challenge local civil society […]

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