Women, Peace and Security

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Thursday, September 25, 2008
Women, Peace and Security
This study analyzes the impact of armed conflict on women and girls. It also describes the relevant international legal framework and assesses its implementation; and reviews the gender perspectives in peace processes as well as in peace operations...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Securing Equality, Engendering Peace: A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security
This guide is provides recommendations on the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and security. The guide is designed as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional organisations as well as non-governmental...
Friday, November 16, 2007
Democracy & Political Participation in the Context of UNR 1325
This opinion piece describes UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and the role of women in conflict zones. It also discusses challenges faced by women running for elections in post-conflict countries.
Monday, September 10, 2007
UN-INSTRAW Interactive Website on Gender Training for Peacekeepers
This website highlights the efforts to build capacity in peacekeeping missions on gender issues and brings together materials that can be used in gender training.
Thursday, April 05, 2007
UNIFEM Portal on Women, Peace and Security
WomenWarPeace.org is intended to address the lack of consolidated data on the impact of armed conflict on women and girls as noted by Security Council resolution 1325. This portal is meant to serve as a centralized hub of information from a wide...
Thursday, April 05, 2007
Peace Women Project
PeaceWomen.org is a project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) that monitors and works toward rapid and full implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and Armed Conflict
Mainstream approaches to conflict and reconstruction fail to recognise how armed conflict exacerbates gender inequality. This pack explores the impact of armed conflict on gender relations, analysing the distinct ways in which women and men are...
Monday, February 26, 2007
Securing the Peace: Guiding the International Community Towards Women's Effective Participation Throughout Peace Processes
This guide provides concrete recommendations with the following goals: to support women's participation at all stages of a peace process; to promote gender-sensitive peace negotiations and agreements; and to encourage the mainstreaming of a gender...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Women, War, Peace: The Independent Experts' Assessment on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Women's Role in Peace-Buildi
This report was designed in response to Security Council Resolution 1325 in an effort to document the specific impact of war on women and to explore the potential of involving women in peace processes. It provides examples of women in embattled...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Getting it Right, Doing it Right: Gender and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration
This handbook calls upon participants and decision-makers to consider the needs of women and girls in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) processes. It provides the insight, knowledge and tools that will allow policy makers and...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Women, Peace and Security: UNIFEM Supporting Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325
This publication highlights UNIFEM's efforts to ensure that the international commitments made in Security Council Resolution 1325, as well as the Beijing Platform for Action and the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women...
Thursday, July 31, 2003
Bridge gender and development in brief. Issue 13: gender and armed conflict
Conventional understandings of war and its aftermath overlook the impact on gender relations. Gender inequality pre-dates and is often exacerbated by conflict. But this does not mean that women are always victims and men only perpetrators. Men also...
Thursday, July 31, 2003
Gender and armed conflict- Supporting Resources Collection
This collection of resources on gender and armed conflict sheds light on how gender inequality intersects with armed conflict and its aftermath, resulting in gender-specific disadvantage that is often overlooked. It forms part of the Cutting Edge...

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