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  1. Analysis of DDR Programmes in the World

    This study is a comparative analysis of active, 2007 DDR programmes.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 096
  2. Tackling Violence against Women: A worldwide approach

    In Tackling Violence against Women WOMANKIND Worldwide shares the stories, struggles, and strategies of people in Zim

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 177
  3. Building Community-Based Partnerships for Local Action on Women's Safety

    This is a guide for community-based women & groups to create partnerships with their local municipal government.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 178
  4. Pushing the Limits: Young Women's Voices about War, Peace and Power

    This report clearly illustrates the connection between the right to one's own body and democratic decision-making.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 263
  5. Annual Report 2007

    For many years migration has been used as a means to alleviate poverty and increase development opportunities for hou

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 329
  6. Gender Training For Peacekeepers: Preliminary Overview of United Nations Peace Support Operations

    Gender training has been promoted as a key strategy in efforts to mainstream gender perspectives into United Nations

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 440
  7. Women's Economic Empowerment: Meeting the Needs of Impoverished Women

    Many studies have recognized the importance of improving the status of impoverished women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 451
  8. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: Ten Case Studies (Volume 1)

    This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 457
  9. The Prosecution of Sexual Violence in conflict: The Importance of Human Rights as Means of Interpretation.

    This paper considers the evolution of the prosecution of rape under international law, to look at the human rights fr

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 506
  10. The Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural rights Post-Conflict

    This paper looks at the wide range of economic and social rights implicated in post conflict reconstruction, to asses

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 507
  11. Sexual Violence: Weapon of War, Impediment to Peace

    Militaries, militias, men carrying arms, government and non-state actors, neighbours, trusted leaders and men in posi

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 564
  12. Legal Tools for the Establishment of Gender Equality through International Law

    The manual starts with a general background on the role of international law and how it can be used in a domestic con

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 574
  13. Girls in Fighting Forces: Moving Beyonf Victimhood

    The issue of child soldiers has become an issue of global concern.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 632
  14. Sixty Years, Sixty Voices

    The foundations for lasting peace in the Middle East are embedded in the voices of these Israeli and Palestinian wome

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 712
  15. Consensus Increases on Rape in International Law

    Rape has always been a part of war and violent conflict.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 722
  16. UNIFEM 1325 Action Plan 2007

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 130
  17. UNIFEM 1325 Annual Report 2007 - 2008

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 137
  18. UNICEF 1325 Action Plan 2007

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 149
  19. Giving Voice to Women in Muslim Countries

    Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 354
  20. The UN Secretary-General's Database on Violence Against Women

    In December 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a comprehensive resolution calling for an intens

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 491
  21. Rwanda: The Impact of Women Legislators on Policy Outcomes Affecting Children and Families

    This paper provides a brief background on changing gender roles in Rwanda and in women's parliamentary representation

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 578
  22. Iraq, Women's Empowerment and Public Policy

    Many hopeful or promissory statements about women's role in the new Iraq have been made.

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 738
  23. Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action: Women, Girls, Boys and Men: Different Needs--Equal Opportunities

    Prepared by members of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), this Handbook aims to provide actors in the field

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 768
  24. DPKO Policy Directive: Gender Equality in UN Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)

    This Policy Directive defines and describes requirements for ensuring the equal participation of women, men, girls an

    Friday, November 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 408
  25. DPKO Policy Directive on Gender and Peacekeeping 2006

    Friday, November 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 190
  26. Inventory of United Nations Resources on Women, Peace and Security

    This is an inventory of United Nations resources on various thematic areas related to women, peace and security.

    Friday, October 27, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 629
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  28. Women Demand an Immediate End to War Crimes in Burma

    Burma's military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), signed the Convention on the Elimination of

    Monday, October 23, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 626
  29. Statement: Northern Uganda Women Speak Out on Juba Talks

    Guided by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security and the Solemn Declarat

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 175
  30. Secretary-General's in Depth Study on all Forms of Violence against Women

    The Secretary-General's in-depth study on all forms of violence against women was launched in the General Assembly on

    Monday, October 9, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 393
  31. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security (2006)

    In his statement made on behalf of the Security Council (S/PRST/2005/52), the President of the Council welcomed the U

    Wednesday, September 27, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 482
  32. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security 2006

    In his statement made on behalf of the Security Council (S/PRST/2005/52), the President of the Council welcomed the U

    Wednesday, September 27, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 120
  33. Securing Equality, Engendering Peace: A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security

    The purpose of this guide is to help facilitate the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and securit

    Thursday, September 21, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 420
  34. Gender, Justice, and Truth Commissions

    Truth commissions (TCs) are formed to investigatehuman rights violations that occur during armedconflict or under rep

    Sunday, September 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 839
  35. Is Denial of Justice Persecution ? The Case of Victims of Sexual Violence in Peru's 1980-2000 Internal Armed Conflict

    According to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention, there are three conditions a person should meet to be considered a refug

    Friday, September 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 531
  36. Forced Displacement in Colombia: Public Policy, Gender and Initiatives for Reconstruction

    In Colombia, one of the most dramatic social consequences of the armed conflict among guerrilla, paramilitary groups

    Thursday, August 31, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 820
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  39. Meeting Report: Action on Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS: Bringing Together Research, Policy, Programming and Advocacy

    In response to the human rights and public health crises posed by both the HIV pandemic and the unabating levels of g

    Thursday, August 10, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 560
  40. Cries of Women in Politics: Quest for Justice

    Democracy envisages that legitimacy of the power to make decisions about people's lives, society and their country sh

    Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 541
  41. New Gender Machinery at the Local Level in Latin America

    Local governments in Latin America have not been characterized by their capacity to design their own public policies

    Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 876
  42. A Review and Evaluation of Gender-Related Activities of UN Peacekeeping Operations and their Impact on Gender Relations in Timor Leste

    This report is the result of an evaluation on the gender impacts of the UN peacekeeping missions in Timor Leste, mand

    Tuesday, July 11, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 399
  43. Building Women into Peace: The International Legal Framework

    Peace-building is now a major aspect of the work of international institutions.

    Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 569
  44. Guidelines for gender mainstreaming for the effective implementation of the UN programme of action to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects United

    The United Nations has endorsed the strategies of gender mainstreaming and gender balance in its pursuit of gender eq

    Monday, June 26, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 339
  45. Operation Guidance Note: Women in Peace Process and Agreements

    The aim of peace agreements is to bring an end to conflicts and to build peace.

    Friday, June 9, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 338
  46. Gender and Involvement of Women in Local Governance

    This manual was translated and adapted to Somali language and culture during the Good Governance and Leadership Train

    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 798
  47. Comprehensive Review of the Whole Question of Peacekeeping Operations in all Their Aspects

    Letter dated 25 May 2006 from the Secretary-General to the President of the General Assembly

    Monday, June 5, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 363
  48. Survivors: Women Affected by Gun Violence Speak Out

    This compilation contains only a sample of the testimonies that have been contributed to the IANSA Women's Network.

    Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 132
  49. Statement issued by the International Women´s Commission for a Just and Sustainable Peace between Israel and Palestine

    In an energetic effort to work for a genuine negotiation towards a just and sustainable peace based on a two-state so

    Wednesday, May 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 690
  50. Statement issued the International Women's Commission for a Just and Sustainable Peace between Israel and Palestine

    In an energetic effort to work for a genuine negotiation towards a just and sustainable peace based on a two-state so

    Wednesday, May 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 717

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