“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.”
This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies j
The 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) took place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in N
In many ways, UN peace operations have become more professional and capable over the past decade but significant chro
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
Conflict-related sexual and gender based violence paper launched by VCDF at Civil-Military Leaders Workshop
In this paper, Saferworld and Conciliation Resources set out a vision for including
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
The study evaluates the progress of UN peacekeeping training strategy.
“The failures of humanity” in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s compelled the United Nations
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit
This paper discusses the challenges of women's participation in peacekeeping operations, global characteristics of th
LSE's Dr Marsha Henry questions whether the deployment of female Indian peacekeepers is evidence of gendered succ
The United Nations peacekeeping missions have a compelling role in assisting states emerging from conflicts.
For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count
By most measures, women are disproportionately underrepresented as peacekeepers and in the leadership of peacekeeping
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
“Make Room for Peace – a guide to women's participation in peace processes” gives practical guidanc
This report reviews the existing evidence relating to the impact of uniformed women peacekeepers – i.e.
This report by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) relates to the attacks on civilians by a coaliti
In recent years the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has faced tremendous pressure to improve civilian pr
The 10th Anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security provides an oppo
This report examines women's roles in peacebuilding, postconflict reconstruction, and economic development.
NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca
The protection of civilians from the worst ravages of war is a dilemma that international bodies have sought to addre
This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form
The food security status of men and women is affected very differently in both acute and protracted crisis situations
Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the
The UN-INSTRAW (as part of UN-WOMEN) Gender, Peace and Security programme is pleased to announce the launch of the ne
In order to create a comprehensive gender-sensitive peace-building process, we should challenge the currently prevale
This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
Following a tumultuous three decades of violence which has included three periods of conflict (the Soviet War between
As the mandates of peacekeeping missions have become more and more complex, there has been an increasing recognition
It is 10 years since the watershed Resolution 1325 introduced Women, Peace and Security onto the Security Council's a
In 2009, the Office of Military Affairs and the Gender Unit of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) initi
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
Women in the armed and police forces - Resolution 1325 and peace operations in Latin America is a contribution for th
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Department of Field Support launched a study in June 2010 to assess
The essay seeks to problematize the recent UN discourse on gender, peace and war by demonstrating how modernity sets
International law concerning sexual violence has developed dramatically during the past 50 years.
Previous studies have suggested that societies where women have higher social and economic status and greater politic
The New York University Center on International Cooperation's (CIC) Annual Review of Global Peace Operations is the m
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura