Category Archive: Women

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, link to presentation.               Return to Multimedia Forum.

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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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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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Fionnuala Ní Aoláin’s remarks on Civil Society Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security

PSRP researcher Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin (TJI, Ulster University, UN Special Rapporteur for Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights) UN Special Rapporteur for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights While Countering Terrorism spoke at to the UN General Assembly and led a discussion on ‘Civil Society Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security’ at the invitation of […]

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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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Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process

Indigenous women and Colombia’s peace process Salamanca, R. E., Ramirez, L. Cárdenas, M., Yousuf, Z. and Close, S. (June 2017) Citation:  Download the report. Key points: • Colombia’s Final Peace Agreement sets 
an international standard for the inclusion 
of indigenous women in peace processes: women’s and indigenous women’s organisations effectively lobbied to ensure their meaningful […]

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PA-X: Peace Agreement Access Tool

PA-X: Peace Agreement Access Tool   Keywords: Gender, Peace Processes, Peace Agreements, Political Settlements Return to Multimedia Forum.

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The impact of war on Somali men and its effects on the family, women and children

The impact of war on Somali men and its effects on on the family, women and children Gardner, J. and El-Bushra, J. (2016) Policy points: • Interventions for women and children should consider the well-being of the family as a whole. • A positive engagement with the issues confronting Somali men should be part of […]

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