BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and Armed Conflict

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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 affected. It demonstrates that interventions must respond to the diverse needs of women and men who may simultaneously play the roles of activists and parents, soldiers and victims.

This Cutting Edge Pack hopes to inspire thinking on this theme - with an Overview Report outlining key issues, a Supporting Resources Collection providing summaries of key texts, tools, case studies and contacts of organisations in this field, and a Gender and Development In Brief newsletter with three short articles on the theme.

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Author: 
A. El Jack
Publisher: 
Institute of Development Studies UK
Publication year: 
2013