Women's Contribution to Conflict Prevention, Early Warning and Disarmament

Wednesday, January 1, 2003
Felicity Hill; UNIFEM

Peace and women's organizations have asserted that effective preventive strategies must consider information and early warning from and about civilians. The significance of the threat and violence inflicted on civilian women in conflict situations has underscored the need to incorporate gender analysis into early warning activities. Such steps must be based upon timely and accurate information, knowledge of facts, an understanding of developments and global trends, and the economic, social and political causes of the conflicts.

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