“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
How does a newly democratized nation constructively address the past to move from a divided history to a shared futur
The proliferation of ‘portable weapons' in any society is a key source of the spread of violence, which impacts
In 2000 the first resolution of the Security Council concerning women, peace and security affirmed the need to increa
December 2003 Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) reaffirms the importance of a gender perspectivein peacekeeping
Peace and women's organizations have asserted that effective preventive strategies must consider information and earl
Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security calls on peacekeeping operations to incorporate
Typical refugees are rendered almost invisible by the United Nations refugee instruments and domestic refugee status
This paper is the product of a review of recent literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-co
This report describes discrimination against ethnic minorities in Burma by the military.
This essay identifies the hermeneutic tradition of CEDAW, the international treaty on women's rights, as a potential
This paper offers an examination of international justice from the perspective of rape survivors from the Rwandan gen
War or no war, more than 2,000 Iraqi women give birth every day.
Haitians are witnessing the collapse of their country's nascent democracy as political violence and human rights abus
The findings in this publication are the result of a three-year examination of many practical experiences of peace pr
War has traditionally been considered as a male preserve, and this remains predominantly true.
If Peacekeeping Operations are to succeed in ensuring a sustainable peace and long-term reconstruction based on democ
A report from the consultative meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 13-15, 2002.
The Security Council, by paragraph 16 of its resolution 1325 (2000) of 31 October 2000, invites the Secretary General
Aningina Tshefu Bibiane and the PeaceWomen Project together compiled a list of concrete actions women in the DRC have
Civil society in Cyprus is still shaping itself in the newly formed political sphere where citizens need to have a vo
The PCIA Resource Manual will be the embodiment of this knowledge, synthesised from different institutional and geogr
The following recommendations were compiled from the UN Secretary-General's Report on Women, Peace and Security; t
Retribution, retaliation and revenge - understandable feelings from those who have been made to stand in mute witness
The May 14, 2002 presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone marked a significant mile-stone in the cons
On September 6, 2002, 24 women from Parliament, state agencies, the NGO community, political parties and mass media,
Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.
The purpose of the Roundtables was to create an opportunity for Afghan-Canadian women to participate in consultations
This paper discusses the need, rationale and mandates for mainstreaming gender throughout Peace Support Operations (P
This publication gives a comprehensive overview of how local gender ideologies not only determine attitudes to small
Women's rights activists throughout the world - of every political stripe, faith, sexual orientation, nationality, an
La resiente visita oficial a Colombia de la Relatora Especial de violencia contra la Mujeres (documento E.CN.4/2002/8
This Review Paper was prepared for an Expert Consultation organized by the World Health Organization that brought tog
I represent Bat Shalom (Daughter of Peace), an Israeli feminist peace organization.
This report details 173 incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence, involving 625 girls and women, committe
The new International Criminal Court will give women a place to seek justice for gender-related crimes committed agai
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
The National Action Plan specifies strategic directions of implementation of gender policy of the Kyrgyz Republic for
At least three and a half million Afghans are currently refugees in Pakistan and Iran, having been displaced from the
This report includes salient points and recommendations from the BRIDGE 1996 report on National Machineries for Women
Women have sacrificed their lives for peace.