We are mandated to address gender through specific Security Council Resolutions on Women Peace and Security. At the international level, the UN Security Council has adopted seven resolutions on Women Peace and Security:
"Die Verschiebung von Geschlechterbeziehungen in einer Gesellschaft und die Gefährdung traditioneller Geschlechteridentitäten kann im Zusammenspiel mit anderen Faktoren das Risiko für bewaffnete Konflikte steigern."
This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University.
Merlin - Military Education Research Library Network
Women’s representation in conflict mediation remains persistently low despite international commitments to increase women’s roles in peace and security. So, what can be done? In this article, Catherine Turner provides five recommendations on what action states and international organizations could take ...
" President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend refugee admissions to the United States and block the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has been criticized as a violation of longstanding U.S. law and an abdication of fundamental American values. ..."
" Women and children bear the brunt of conflicts and wars all over the world. They are
subjected to unbelievable horrible atrocities during these conflicts – rapes, sexual
abuses including abduction and sexual slavery, forced marriage and mutilations (forced pregnancies and HIV/AIDS); presently rape is being used as a weapon of war. ..."
Civil-Military Co-Operation Centre of Excellence - (CCOE)
" The toolkit presents best practices and recommendations for strengthening a gender perspective within the security sector. It addresses a broad pool of security sector institutions, including the armed forces, police and national parliaments, as well as providing insight on gender within the context of national security policy-making, justice reform, and border management. It considers gender training for security sector personnel and SSR assessment, monitoring, evaluation and gender.
"The toolkit comprises:
◾ User guide
◾ 13 tools (20 pages each)
◾ 13 corresponding shorter practice notes (4 pages each, based on the tools)
◾ Annex on International and Regional Laws and Instruments related to SSR and Gender
All tools and practice notes are available in English, French and Russian. Unofficial translations of selected titles are available in Albanian, Georgian, Macedonian and Serbian.
"The extremist organization ISIS manipulates gender dynamics far better than its opponents often understand. It recruits young men with promises of control over women and uses mass rape as a form of cohesion. At the same time, it lures isolated women with appeals to enlarge their lives by joining a cause. Policymakers seeking to address the role of women in countering violent extremism must take an equally layered, multi-pronged approach to gender, according to experts from government, the United Nations and civil society."
" Two international human rights lawyers examine practical measures on how to integrate international principles on gender equality and women's rights into post-conflict legal systems with a focus on the Great Lakes region."
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