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Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland

 Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland Citation: Download the research report. Policy points: An understanding of inter-personal (‘domestic’) violence (IPV) that incorporates coercive and controlling behaviour related to threats of harassment and psychological abuse, alongside physical violence, is vital in both conflict and post-conflict situations. Given the investment in […]

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Justice Learning in Transition

Justice Learning in Transition, A Grassroots Toolkit Citation: Download the working paper. Abstract: This Working Paper explains how a local conversation about transitional justice in North Belfast became the basis for designing a toolkit that is available for use by people in other settings. The Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit (Rooney, 2014) is a local justice […]

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What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting

What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting Keywords: Conflict Return to Multimedia Forum.

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The Role of Human Rights in Peace Settlements – A Twenty-Five Year History. Northern Ireland’s Past and Current Struggles in Global Perspective

Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit

Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit Rooney, E., Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster (2016) About: Authored in association with the Bridge of Hope, the Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit is part of an innovative academic-community partnership in Northern Ireland that includes a full transitional justice training programme. You can download the toolkit and the user’s guide in […]

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Women at the Peace Table: The Gender Dynamics of Peace Negotiations

Women at the Peace Table: The Gender Dynamics of Peace Negotiations McWilliams, M. (2015) Policy points: For a meaningful and genuine transformation process to take place, women’s interests cannot be aspirational but must be central part of the constitutional and legislative guarantees. Abstract: Where violence and conflict have become the norm, negotiating an agreement built […]

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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 the working paper 6. 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 […]

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