Category Archive: Gender

Women’s participation in peace talks in Afghanistan

Women in Peace Agreements: An Analysis of the PA-X Dataset

Women in Peace Agreements: An Analysis of the PA-X Dataset Kevin McNicholl and Christine Bell, Gender Workshop, 21 March 2018 University of Ulster, Jordanstown. Download presentation A shorter version of this presentation was also presented at ECPR in Hamburg, 23 August 2018 on the panel: Mixed- And Multi-Methods Design to Studying Conflict And Political Violence. […]

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New institutions, new gender rules

New institutions, new gender rules Fiona Mackay and Cera Murtagh, presented at: Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association Ireland, All Hallows Campus, Dublin City University  October 13-15, 2017 5th European Conference on Politics and Gender, University of Lausanne, June 8-10, 2017 Download presentation ERC-UIC International Conference ‘Gender, Institutions & Change: Feminist Institutionalism after 10 […]

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

Conflict-Related Violence Against Women: Transforming Transition

Conflict-Related Violence Against Women: Transforming Transition Citation: Buy or access the book Abstract: By comparatively assessing three conflict-affected jurisdictions (Liberia, Northern Ireland and Timor-Leste), Conflict-Related Violence against Women empirically and theoretically expands current understanding of the form and nature of conflict-time harms impacting women. The ‘violences’ that occur in conflict beyond strategic rape are first identified. […]

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Intimate Partner Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: Insights and Lessons from Northern Ireland

Intimate Partner Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: Insights and Lessons from Northern Ireland Citation: Download the research report. Key points: An understanding of intimate partner (‘domestic’) violence that incorporates coercive and controlling behaviour related to threats of harassment and psychological abuse alongside physical violence, is crucial to addressing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). IPV is […]

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6 ways to support gender inclusion in peace transitions

This post by Dr Sophia Close (Conciliation Resources) was first published by Conciliation Resources and is re-posted here with permission. Participation of women and other excluded groups in peace talks and political bargaining is important for sustainable peace. Clear opportunities to support gender inclusion exist in all phases of a peace process – before, during […]

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Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia

Gendered Political Settlements: Examining Peace Transitions in Bougainville, Nepal and Colombia Citation:  Download the report Policy Points:  Deliberately building practical forms of inclusion into peace negotiations, agreements and implementing institutions are ways to seize the opportunities for inclusion during and immediately after the negotiation of a peace agreement. Using an intersectional approach to peacebuilding can […]

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Understanding and Addressing Conflict-Related Violence Against Women

Understanding and Addressing Conflict-Related Violence Against Women Citation: Download the briefing paper Key findings: Women experience many different types of violence in conflict. Peace and conflict agendas tend to focus on preventing particular forms of violence (for example strategic rape). Increased recognition is required of the different forms of violence which women experience, the ways […]

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Gendering the Law of Occupation: The Case of Cyprus

Gendering the Law of Occupation: The Case of Cyprus Citation: Download the 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 […]

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