Tag Archive: Gender

Transitional Justice Institute Launch Event: ‘Gender Principles for Dealing with the Legacy of the Past’

PSRP Gender Stream Coordinator Dr Catherine O’Rourke and the Transitional Justice Institute are holding a launch event for the initiative ‘Gender Principles for Dealing the Legacy of the Past’. The event will be hosted at Stormont in Belfast, and the initiative is supported by the Reconciliation Fund of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

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What hope Syria? Monica McWilliams reports from the Turkish border

In a week in which a small drowned Syrian child – Aylan Kurdi – has awoken the conscience of Europe, PSRP team member Professor Monica McWilliams (TJI), reports from meetings with Syrians in Turkey.  What work were you doing and who did you meet with? I was invited to return to southern Turkey by Public […]

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Fionnuala Ní Aoláin: the Gendered Dimension of High-Stakes Security Diplomacy – The Iran Deal from Another Perspective


“Women constitute less than 2% of peace process mediators deployed by the United Nations to major conflict zones, rarely assuming the key negotiator role in high-stakes inter-state negotiations.” Negotiations relating to revising political settlements within states have long been castigated for their failure to  adequately include  women as mediators and negotiators. In a guest blog post […]

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Repairing Communities: My experience of the TJI/PSRP Summer School

The TJI summer school, ‘Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair,’ was one of the first PRSP events. Here Jestina Mukoko (Director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, ZPP) talks about her experience. I was impressed by the input of the wide range of experts who were on hand and who spoke authoritatively in their […]

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