App boosts role of women in peace processes

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App boosts role of women in peace processes


A mobile app has been launched to help embed women’s rights in peace negotiations in the Arab world and beyond. Ç

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Monash University in Australia and InclusivePeace in Geneva, have developed the data and technology to provide vital information on gender issues for those mediating peace processes.

The PeaceFem app brings together data on women and peace-making in one easy-to-use app in English and Arabic.

Collaborative project

UN Women supported the team on the development of the app – the body within the United Nations that globally champions gender equality, and the idea that all parts of an affected society should be included in its peace process.

Click here to read the full article published by FutureScot on 3 July 2020.

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