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  1. Reconciliation after Violent Conflict

    How does a newly democratized nation constructively address the past to move from a divided history to a shared futur

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 139
  2. Protection of Civilians: Gender Considerations for Disarmament, Conflict Transformation and the Establishment of Human Security

    The proliferation of ‘portable weapons' in any society is a key source of the spread of violence, which impacts

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 217
  3. Gender, Peace and Disarmament

    In 2000 the first resolution of the Security Council concerning women, peace and security affirmed the need to increa

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 307
  4. Gender Checklist for Liberia Prepared by UN Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women

    December 2003 Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) reaffirms the importance of a gender perspectivein peacekeeping

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 331
  5. Gender, Peace and Disarmament

    Today's wars are no longer fought on the discrete battle zones of the First World War.

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 435
  6. Women's Contribution to Conflict Prevention, Early Warning and Disarmament

    Peace and women's organizations have asserted that effective preventive strategies must consider information and earl

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 436
  7. Gender Checklist for Assessment Missions for Peacekeeping Operations

    Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security calls on peacekeeping operations to incorporate

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 502
  8. Where Are the Women? Gender Discrimination in Refugee Policies and Practices

    Typical refugees are rendered almost invisible by the United Nations refugee instruments and domestic refugee status

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 520
  9. From Rhetoric to Reality: Finding the Way Gender Equity and Peacebuilding: A Discussion Paper

    This paper is the product of a review of recent literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-co

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 545
  10. Valued Less Than a Milk Tin

    This report describes discrimination against ethnic minorities in Burma by the military.

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 656
  11. International Law, National Sovereignty, and Local Norms: What's to become of CEDAW in the U.S.?

    This essay identifies the hermeneutic tradition of CEDAW, the international treaty on women's rights, as a potential

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 761
  12. "Your Justice is Too Slow": Will the ICTR Fail Rwanda's Rape Victims?

    This paper offers an examination of international justice from the perspective of rape survivors from the Rwandan gen

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 762
  13. UNFPA Aid to Iraqi Women

    War or no war, more than 2,000 Iraqi women give birth every day.

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 927
  14. Refugee Policy Adrift: The United States and Dominican Republic Deny Haitians Protection

    Haitians are witnessing the collapse of their country's nascent democracy as political violence and human rights abus

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 050
  15. UNIFEM 1325 Annual Report 2003 - 2004

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 133
  16. Confronting War: Critical Lessons for Peace Practictioners

    The findings in this publication are the result of a three-year examination of many practical experiences of peace pr

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 683
  17. Gender and Disarmament

    Gender and Disarmament

    Friday, November 8, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 467
  18. Girl Soldiers: Challenging the Assumptions

    War has traditionally been considered as a male preserve, and this remains predominantly true.

    Tuesday, November 5, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 207
  19. Peace-keeping Operations and Gender Equality in POst-Conflict Reconstruction

    If Peacekeeping Operations are to succeed in ensuring a sustainable peace and long-term reconstruction based on democ

    Monday, November 4, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 425
  20. Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Girls

    A report from the consultative meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 13-15, 2002.

    Friday, November 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 453
  21. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security 2002

    The Security Council, by paragraph 16 of its resolution 1325 (2000) of 31 October 2000, invites the Secretary General

    Wednesday, October 16, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 171
  22. Women Advocating for Resolution 1325 in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Aningina Tshefu Bibiane and the PeaceWomen Project together compiled a list of concrete actions women in the DRC have

    Tuesday, October 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 180
  23. Women's Peace-Building Activities: The Case of Cyprus

    Civil society in Cyprus is still shaping itself in the newly formed political sphere where citizens need to have a vo

    Tuesday, October 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 317
  24. Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance & Peacebuilding: Tools for Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment

    The PCIA Resource Manual will be the embodiment of this knowledge, synthesised from different institutional and geogr

    Tuesday, October 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 365
  25. Reports/Policy Briefs89 465
  26. Interview with Helen Hakena, Leitana Nehan Women's Development Agency

    Retribution, retaliation and revenge - understandable feelings from those who have been made to stand in mute witness

    Tuesday, October 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 861
  27. Voting for Peace, Survival and Self-Reliance: Internally Displaced Women Go to the Polls in Sierra Leone

    The May 14, 2002 presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone marked a significant mile-stone in the cons

    Saturday, September 14, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 336
  28. Declaration of the Coalition 1325, Azerbaijan

    On September 6, 2002, 24 women from Parliament, state agencies, the NGO community, political parties and mass media,

    Friday, September 6, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 323
  29. Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Gender-based Violence in Sierra Leone [Excerpts from Precious Resources: Adolescents in the Reconstruction of Sierra Leone]

    Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 186
  30. Gender-Based Violence: Emerging Issues in Programs Serving Displaced Populations

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 205
  31. Statement: Gender, Conflict and Peacekeeping

    A statement by Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women to the Security Co

    Thursday, July 25, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 347
  32. A Stone in the Water: Report of the Roundtables with Afghan-Canadian Women on the Question of the Application UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Afghanistan

    The purpose of the Roundtables was to create an opportunity for Afghan-Canadian women to participate in consultations

    Monday, July 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 197
  33. Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Support Operations: Moving Beyond Rhetoric to Practice

    This paper discusses the need, rationale and mandates for mainstreaming gender throughout Peace Support Operations (P

    Monday, July 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 201
  34. Gender Perspectives on Small Arms and Light Weapons: Regional and International Concerns

    This publication gives a comprehensive overview of how local gender ideologies not only determine attitudes to small

    Monday, July 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 203
  35. International Justice for Women: The ICC Marks a New Era

    Women's rights activists throughout the world - of every political stripe, faith, sexual orientation, nationality, an

    Monday, July 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 213
  36. Reports/Policy Briefs89 149
  37. Integrating Gender into HIV/AIDS Programmes: Expert Consultation

    This Review Paper was prepared for an Expert Consultation organized by the World Health Organization that brought tog

    Saturday, June 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 509
  38. Palestinian and Israeli Women Demand Immediate End to Occupation

    I represent Bat Shalom (Daughter of Peace), an Israeli feminist peace organization.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 702
  39. License to Rape: The Burmese Military Regime's Use of Sexual Violence in the Ongoing War in Shan State

    This report details 173 incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence, involving 625 girls and women, committe

    Wednesday, May 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 660
  40. New World Court to Judge Gender-Based War Crimes

    The new International Criminal Court will give women a place to seek justice for gender-related crimes committed agai

    Thursday, April 18, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 216
  41. Dialogue between Academics, Activists and UN Officials

    Summary of Event
    Friday, April 12, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 431
  42. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  43. National Action Plan for Gender Equality in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2002-2006

    The National Action Plan specifies strategic directions of implementation of gender policy of the Kyrgyz Republic for

    Saturday, March 2, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 570
  44. Chechnya - Terror and Impunity. A Planned System

    The conflict in Chechnya has been going on for two and a half years now.

    Friday, March 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 906
  45. Closed Door Policy: Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Iran

    At least three and a half million Afghans are currently refugees in Pakistan and Iran, having been displaced from the

    Friday, February 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 113
  46. National Machineries for Women in Development: Experiences, Lessons and Strategies

    This report includes salient points and recommendations from the BRIDGE 1996 report on National Machineries for Women

    Friday, February 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 543
  47. Reports/Policy Briefs89 176