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  1. Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 536
  2. Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 527
  3. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  4. Colombia: Displaced Women Demand Their Rights

    Displaced Colombian women and girls are the resilient survivors of the ongoing conflict inside the country.

    Monday, November 16, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 624
  5. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 079
  6. PERU: Closing the Gender Land Gap: The Effects of Land-Titling for Women in Peru

    In most developing countries agricultural land is the property of men.

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 143
  7. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, November 2010

    In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 169
  8. Beyond Trousers: The Public Order Regime and the Human Rights of Women and Girls in Sudan

    Submission to the 46th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Banjul, the Gambia.

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 311
  9. Women, Peace and Security: The Role of an Arms Trade Treaty

    The paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and amm

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 125
  10. Dreams Deferred: Educational and Skills-building Needs and Opportunities for Youth in Liberia

    As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p

    Friday, September 25, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 781
  11. 2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

    Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea

    Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 098
  12. Oxfam Briefing Paper: Sexual Violence in Colombia: instrument of war

    Sexual violence has been employed as a weapon of war by all of the armed groups involved in the half-century-long Col

    Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 156
  13. Defying the Odds: Lessons Learnt from Men for Gender Equality Now

    How can we tackle gender based violence?

    Monday, September 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 852
  14. Resettlement Transition Experiences among Sudanese Refugee Women

    The prolonged civil-war and famine in the African nation of Sudan has displaced millions over the last two decades, m

    Monday, September 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 857
  15. No Place For Us Here: Violence Against Refugee Women in Eastern Chad

    Refugee women and girls continue to face the risk of rape and other serious violence in and outside refugee camps in

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 078
  16. Bloody Monday: The September 28 Massacre and Rapes by Security Forces in Guinea

    At around 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 114
  17. Gender-based Violence Towards Colombian Uprooted Women in the Northern Borderland of Ecuador: A Case of Human Security and Securitization

    Through a gender, conflict, borderland and security approach, this thesis aims at explaining the high levels of gende

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 824
  18. Vulnerable Women: A Critical Reflection On Human Rights Discourse and Sexual Violence

    I write as a historian by training, who is now working on gender, violence,and human rights in contemporary Africa.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 830
  19. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  20. Characterizing Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Profiles of Violence, Community Responses, and Implications for the Protection of Women

    Although the second Congo war officially ended in 2002, there are indications that sexual violence has increased stea

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 286
  21. Displacement, Statelessness and Questions of Gender Equality under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

    (This background paper, written by Alice Edwards, was prepared for a seminar between the United Nations High Commissi

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 961
  22. BRIEFING NOTES: Gender and Indigenous Peoples

    Briefing Note #1
    Overview 1-5

    Briefing Note #2
    Economic and social development 7-12

    Thursday, July 2, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 622
  23. Reports/Policy Briefs90 017
  24. Pakistan's Displaced Girls and Women - an Opportunity for Education

    Violence in northern Pakistan has forced millions of people to flee from their homes.

    Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 288
  25. Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines

    This publication is the result of extensive consultations and a response to the call for clear policy and practical g

    Monday, June 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 651
  26. Report on International Protection of Women and Girls in Displacement

    This paper attempts to demonstrate that the civil, political and economic empowerment of women and girls and their pa

    Friday, May 29, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 944
  27. Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights on Violence Against Women

    Case law on violence against women from the European Court of Human Rights provides a powerful incentive for the Coun

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 040
  28. The Right of Women in Haiti to be Free from Violence and Discrimination

    This report provides an assessment of the situation of discrimination and violence against women in Haiti and the cur

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 044
  29. Women's Struggle for Justice: A Roundtable on Confronting Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

    Over the years, Inter Pares has invested in building knowledge and relationships in Canada and internationally concer

    Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 142
  30. Soldiers Who Rape, Commanders Who Condone: Sexual Violence and Military Reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered horrific acts of sexual viole

    Friday, January 16, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 262
  31. Bosnia & Herzegovina: 'Whose justice?' : The women of Bosnia and Herzegovina are still waiting

    Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 084
  32. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  33. Women's Rights Situation in Honduras After the Coup

    1 SITUACION DE LOS DERECHOS DE LAS MUJERES EN HONDURAS EN EL
    MARCO DEL GOLPE DE ESTADO

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 145
  34. Financing for Development and Women's Rights: A Critical Review

    In the last decade, the way in which development is conceptualized and implemented has changed significantly, and so

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 179
  35. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  36. The Impact of Crisis on Women in Central Asia

    The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 229
  37. Faith at the UN, Gender in the Church: Ecumenical Women's Guide to Advocacy

    The goal of this book is to prepare Ecumenical Women delegates for advocacy at the CSW, but we realize our work exten

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 234
  38. The Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Challenges in Development Aid

    The purpose of this chapter is to construct a framework for understanding the gender dimensions of post-conflict reco

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 273
  39. Women Human Rights Defenders' Security Strategies: Insist, Resist, Persist, Exist

    The report brings us the voices of women human rights defenders from all over the world.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 301
  40. Making the MDGs Work Better for Women

    “The MDGs and Gender Equality: Progress and Challenges”, looks at successes and road blocks in meeting MD

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 376
  41. Border Management and Gender

    This tool focuses on border management reform and the different ways in which border transactions impact the lives of

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 411
  42. Improving the Coordination of Efforts Against Trafficking in Persons

    The paper summarizes responses that address the advisability of adopting a Global Plan of Action on preventing traffi

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 523
  43. Reports/Policy Briefs90 234
  44. Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender Sensitive

    There has recently been a critical shift in the mainstreaming of gender perspectives into DRR: from a women-focused a

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 546