What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting
Monica McWilliams and Jessica Doyle, PSAI 2016, Belfast
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A new report by PSRP, Durham University, and UN Women examines ways to increase the number of women in high-level peace mediation positions.
Two decades after the UN called on all peace process actors to adopt a gender perspective, but amidst an unpreceded challenge to women’s rights globally under the Covid-19 pandemic, how did peace agreements provide for women, girls and gender in 2020, and what does this tell us about the trajectory of the women, peace and security agenda?
This post looks at emergency law responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict-affected states in transition. While some type of emergency response to Covid-19 has been used in most states, we suggest that conflict ‘fault lines’ can mean that emergency law responses have a capacity to undermine transitions.
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