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  1. From Combat to Community: Women and Girls of Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone ended its national disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) program in December 2003.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 181
  2. Voices From the Field: About Prosecution of Sexualised Violence in an International Context

    The report is a summary of a seminar held in Stockholm in October 2003.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 281
  3. Adding Value: Women' s Contributions to Reintegration and Reconstruction in El Salvador

    In October 2000, for the first time in its history, the United Nations Security Council acknwoledged that women have

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 314
  4. Standard Operation Procedures on Gender and DDR

    Negotiating DDR: Promoting Women's Political Participation Women's organizations and networks are important players i

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 322
  5. Gender and the involvement of Women in Local Governance: A Handbook of Concepts Training and Action Tools

    There has been an increasing recognition, world-wide, of the equal rights of women and of the importance of gender ma

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 370
  6. Fact Sheet: Gender Justice in Post-Conflict Situations

    The nature of war has changed.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 372
  7. Designing an Action Plan to Guide Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations

    Since the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, DPKO has made some positive s

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 424
  8. Reports/Policy Briefs89 466
  9. From Military Peace to Social Justice? The Angolan Peace Process

    On 26 February 2003, the United Nations Under-Secretary for African Affairs and then Special Representative of the Se

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 635
  10. Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 30th and 31st Sessions. Combined Initial, Second, and Third Periodic Report and Combined Fourth and Fifth Periodic Report of Angola

    The combined Initial, Second and Third Report and Combined Fourth and Fifth Report of Angola is found on page 118.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 673
  11. A State of Their Own: Women in Israel

    A very important work on the legal context of gender and women's issues in Israel.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 686
  12. Women, Human Secuirty and Peacebuilding, A Feminist Analysis

    I begin this chapter by explicating why gender should be incorporated as a key dimension of human security discourses

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 699
  13. Women's Participation in Peace Negotiations: Discourse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    This paper concentrates on advocacy by women for gender-balanced representation in diplomatic peace negotiations.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 715
  14. Securing the Civilian: Sex and Gender in the Laws of War

    This paper examines the productive power of discourses of gender by analyzing a particular institution of global gove

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 763
  15. On the Battlefield of Women's Bodies: An Overview of the Harm of War to Women

    By the 1990s, 9 of 10 people who died in war from direct and indirect effects were civilians.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 819
  16. Gender Resource Package for Peacekeeping Operations

    During and after armed conflict, the different interests, needs and priorities of women, men, girls and boys in a hos

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 826
  17. As Mothers of the Land: The Birth of the Bougainville Women for Peace and Freedom

    Bougainville is a matrilineal society where women are the custodians of the land, some with chiefly roles.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 872
  18. Building Peace in Bougainville: Gender, Development and Education for Post-ConflictRecovery

    The Bougainville Crisis disrupted life in the North Solomons Province of Papua New Guinea from 1988-1998.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 898
  19. UNIFEM 1325 Annual Report 2004 - 2005

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 134
  20. Aide Memoire on Protection of Civilians 2004

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 195
  21. Gender Mainstreaming

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 232
  22. Rethink! A Handbook for Sustainable Peace

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 317
  23. Russian Federation/Chechnya: Briefing to the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights

    Objective

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 356
  24. Armed Conflict and Trafficking in Women

    Trafficking in human beings is flourishing.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 371
  25. Women's Equal Participation in Conflict Prevention, Management and Conflict Resolution and in Post-Conflict Peace-Building

    The present report focuses on the role of peace agreements as tools for enhancing the participation of women and prom

    Monday, December 22, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 494
  26. OCHA on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    Mr.

    Tuesday, December 9, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 479
  27. Peace Agreements as a Means for Promoting Gender Equality and Ensuring Participation of Women – A Framework of Model Provisions

    Report of the Expert Group Meeting in Ottawa, Canada.The expert group meeting on “Peace agreements as a means f

    Thursday, November 13, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 405
  28. Peace Agreements as a Means for Promoting Gender Equality and Ensuring Participation of Women

    I was asked to offer model clauses from peace agreements but the reality is that there is no peace agreement that pro

    Monday, November 10, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 561
  29. Peace Agreements as a Means for Promoting Gender Equality and Ensuring Participation of Women

    All of the key leading Cambodian women from the four political factions participated in the process leading up to a p

    Thursday, November 6, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 653
  30. Concluding Observations of the Human Rights Committee: Russian Federation

    Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee Russian federation

    Thursday, November 6, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 914
  31. Background on Women's Status in Iraq Prior to the Fall of the Saddam Hussein Government

    Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle

    Saturday, November 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 743
  32. UN General Assembly Resolution on Women and Political Participation

    Reaffirming also the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to take part in

    Thursday, October 30, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 429
  33. Reports/Policy Briefs89 401
  34. UN Security Council Presentation on UNSC Resolution 1325

    UN Security Council Presentation on UNSC Resolution 1325 given by Ms.

    Wednesday, October 29, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 445
  35. Heartland of Iraq Women's Conference

    The Heartland of Iraq's Women Conferance, which was soponsored byUS-AID and the coalition provisional Authority, took

    Saturday, October 4, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 744
  36. Still in Need: Reproductive Health Care for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

    The Women's Commission conducted a reproductive health (RH) assessment focused on the implementation of priority RH a

    Wednesday, October 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 189
  37. Security Council Briefing Notes on Gender Issues: Afghanistan

    Afghans have suffered twenty-three years of war that has seriously compromised the cultural, economic, social and pol

    Wednesday, October 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 321
  38. Heartland of Iraq Women's Conference: Preliminary Report

    One of the largest gatherings of Iraqi women since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime took place at the University

    Wednesday, October 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 419
  39. Trapped by Inequality: Bhutanese Refugee Women in Nepal

    Bhutanese women who are living as refugees in Nepal, many for more than a decade, confront not only the hardship of l

    Wednesday, September 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 120
  40. Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa

    The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted

    Wednesday, September 17, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 904
  41. Constructing a Global Law- Violence Against Women and the Human Rights System

    This ethnographic analysis of one of the core human rights conventions suggests that despite the lack of enforceabili

    Tuesday, September 16, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 894
  42. Interim Report of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Armed Conflict

    The present report is prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 55/281 of 1 August 2001, by which the Assem

    Friday, September 12, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 475
  43. Into Harm's Way: Forced Return of Displaced People to Chechnya

    The conflict in Chechnya continues to take a huge toll on civilians.

    Tuesday, September 9, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 866
  44. Women's March to Prortest the Apartheid Wall

    Palestinian Women Demonstrate Against the Wall in Tulkarem On Sept.

    Saturday, September 6, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 693
  45. MADRE Opposes New UN Resolution on Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization with special consultative status at the Economic and Social

    Friday, September 5, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 426
  46. The New Iraq-With or Without Women?

    In the sea of downtrodden, passive Islamic womanhood, Iraqi women are an uplifting exception.

    Monday, September 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 597
  47. Women in Aceh and Women's NGOs

    Nunuk is a member of the National Commission on Anti Violence Against Women, and the coordinator of a sub-commission

    Monday, September 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 869
  48. War, Gender and Culture: Mozambican Women Refugees

    Analyses of the psychological sequelae of war-related violence for women tend to rely on the concepts developed in

    Sunday, August 31, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 818
  49. MARWOPNET Signs on Liberia Peace Agreement in Akosombo

    To see the peace agreement, please click on this link: h

    Thursday, August 28, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 727
  50. Letter to Paul Bremer Denouncing Women's Abductions in Iraq

    The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.

    Sunday, August 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 427

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