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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 the article here. 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, […]

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Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’

Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’ Citation: Download briefing paper. Policy points: • Politically partisan commemoration is a prolific activity in many societies with a history of ethno- national conflict, used and valued by political actors • Politically partisan commemoration appears divisive, but can paradoxically underpin peace by cohering communities ambivalent about the […]

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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, A Grassroots Toolkit

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 Citation: Download the book chapter 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 […]

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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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