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Category: Gender

Being ‘bold for change’: five ways we can put gender at the heart of the peace agenda

In this blog, Anna Moller-Loswick examines current efforts to integrate gender across the 2030 Agenda - especially Goal 16 for peaceful and just societies - and lays out five recommendations for how to make it a central component of all of the Sustainable Development Goals

Community security, Gender | 8 March 2017

Women, citizenship and vulnerability in Nepal

With International Women's Day this week Ojaswi Shah looks at the impact of citizenship law on women and girls in Nepal.

Ojaswi Shah | Gender, Inclusive political processes | 7 March 2016

Gender injustice and conflict: the importance of including women at every stage of a peace process

Including women at every stage of a peace process is vital to avoid replicating the structural injustices that are often at the root of conflict during the process of building peace itself.

BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Gender, Security and justice sector development | 15 February 2016

1325: a useful tool for activists?

In an article originally published by the International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) in Peace in Progress magazine, Hannah Wright assesses the efficacy of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 as a tool for women activists working for peace.

Hannah Wright | Gender | 25 November 2015

Masculinities and the women, peace and security agenda: strengthening or watering down?

We must reshape the masculinised and militarised assumptions behind the current international security paradigm, but not without asking critical questions about the recent resurgence of interest in ‘engaging men and boys’.

Hannah Wright | Gender | 19 March 2015



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