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Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol

Bridging the Enforcement Gap? Evaluating the Inquiry Procedure of the CEDAW Optional Protocol Citation: Download journal article Abstract: Considerable optimism accompanied the adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Optional Protocol. However, one of the Optional Protocol’s two enforcement measures, the inquiry procedure, appeared to languish for […]

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Reimaging Inclusive Security in Peace Processes: LGB&T Perspectives

Reimaging Inclusive Security in Peace Processes: LGB&T Perspectives Citation:  Download report Key findings: In deeply divided societies, political negotiations and accords to address violent conflict often address historical grievances surrounding ethno-nationalist, political, social and cultural inequalities. Grievances relating to other identities are often side-lined as residual matters in terms of making and building peace. The […]

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Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes

Accessing Political Power: Women and Political Power-Sharing in Peace Processes Citation: Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief sets out the various contexts in which different forms of political power-sharing are established in peace agreements. It indicates the challenges for women but also for other groups who are not at the centre of […]

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‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes

‘Securing’ Peace: Women and Security Arrangements in Peace Processes Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief focuses on the relevance of security arrangements in peace processes to women. Security provisions in peace agreements tend to focus on security in relation to armed actors that are primarily men, and often fail to […]

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Transitional Justice and Peace Negotiations with a Gender Lens

Transitional Justice and Peace Negotiations with a Gender Lens Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief sets out a gender and women’s rights analysis of transitional justice in peace agreements. Transitional justice mechanisms provide a measure of accountability, and women who have experienced human rights violations and conflict-related atrocities may seek justice […]

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Gaining Ground: Women and Territorial Power-Sharing in Peace Processes

Gaining Ground: Women and Territorial Power-Sharing in Peace Processes Citation: Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief presents the different forms of territorial power-sharing that arise in peace agreements, and the potential opportunities and risks for women’s inclusion that these can entail. It proposes critical questions that women could ask of peace processes […]

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Women, Constitution-Making and Peace Processes

Women, Constitution-Making and Peace Processes Citation:  Download report Download the report in Arabic About: This brief sets out guiding questions for women seeking to brainstorm and engage in constitutional reform processes, and notes some of the key areas where a gender influence is often brought to bear, or where there are significant risks for women […]

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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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