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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Gender, Peace and Security in the Americas: A policy round-table
Event Description This policy round-table, organized jointly by the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), will focus on...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Gender Equity and Peace Building: From Rhetoric to Reality
  This paper is the product of a review of literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction. It was prepared as background material for an international workshop on gender equity and peace building jointly...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Geneva II offers best chance for a political solution to Syria Crisis
Oxfam calls for increased participation of women and civil society organizations in peace process The Geneva II Conference, which opens today, must deliver real change in the lives of ordinary Syrians, says the worldwide development organization...
Monday, April 22, 2013
Guaranteeing Equality between Women and Men in the Constitution
A paper on gender sensitive constitution drafting in phases of transition.   (We invite our users to read the complete report here)
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Gender in Peace building
This report reflects the findings of the preparatory phase of a three-year research project exploring the role of gender in peacebuilding. Whilst addressing key research questions, the report identifies three approaches to gender that are evident in...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Global: PCDN Interview with Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini is the co-founder of the International Civil society Action Network (ICAN)
Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini is the co-founder of the International Civil society Action Network (ICAN) (www.icanpeacework.org), a US-based NGO dedicated to supporting civil society activism in peace and security in conflict-affected countries. For over...
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Ghana: CDD trains women to lead peace crusade
The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has launched a program to train women to spearhead citizenship education towards the promotion of peace, transparency and credibility of the December elections. Dubbed “Promoting democratic citizenship to...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Global: UN experts call for advancing women’s human rights during political transitions
  A group of independent United Nations experts today called for urgent actions to advance women’s human rights during political transitions, stressing that their equal participation is critical for any democratic and lasting change. Political...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Government of Sudan Reaffirms Its Commitment to Women's Rights and Justice
UNIFEM supported the Gender Justice Workshop for South Sudan held from 12-14 February 2007, and participants came from government ministries, civil society organizations, the donor community and the media. The workshop aimed to familiarize...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Global: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue
This is not just about the economy, though; it's also about global security. In the 1990s, nearly half of all peace agreements failed within the first five years, according to the Human Security Report Project. These deals are generally struck by a...
Friday, March 23, 2012
Global Gender Forum presents: Burma After the By-Elections: Taking Gender and Human Security Into Account
The Global Gender Forum presents: Burma After the By-Elections: Taking Gender and Human Security Into Account A Panel Discussion Democratic parties' participation in the April 1 by-elections in Burma reflect a partial political opening and the...
Gender and State Building in South Sudan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Gender and Statebuilding in South Sudan
Part of a series of U.S. Institute of Peace reports on state building in South Sudan, this report asserts that equality between women and men and among women—as well as women’s security, economic empowerment, and meaningful participation—should be...
Monday, March 12, 2007
Gender Equity and Peacebuilding, From Rhetoric to Reality: Finding the Way
By focusing on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, this paper assesses the progression over the past decade in international thinking, policy statements, and development programming related to post-conflict...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Guatemalan Case Study on Enhancing Women’s Participation in Electoral Process in Post-Conflict Countries
This paper was prepared for the Expert Group Meeting on “Enhancing Women’s Participation in Electoral Process in Post-Conflict Countries." It analyzes the participation of Guatemalan women in the two elections which took place during the post-...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Gender and Energy: How is Gender Relevant to Sustainable Energy Policies?
This paper emphasizes the importance of a gender-based approach to national energy policies. It explains how the differing roles of men and women affect their energy needs and concerns, and how gender equity is essential to sustainable development...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Generating Opportunities: Case Studies on Energy and Women
This publication is a compilation of eight case studies drawn from Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nepal, South Africa and Uganda. The studies analyze energy projects in these countries in terms of their involvement with and impacts on...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Equality Promotion
This article provides a summary of the strategies employed to enhance the participation of women in the political process in East Timor. It includes data and statistics concerning women in the East Timorese election and constitutional processes, as...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Equality: Practice Note
This practice note attempts to demystify gender mainstreaming by providing straightforward suggestions on how to focus attention on gender. It covers effective entry points for advancing gender equality; the relationship between gender and issues...