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Deconstructing women, peace and security : a critical review of approaches to gender and empowerment

Author: Sandra Cheldelin; Martha Mutisi
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : HSRC Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book offers a critical review and analysis of many gender-based efforts implemented since 2000, including empowerment policies, strategies, and an in-depth study of four particular cases. It calls out the need for conceptualising gender as a social structure in policy construction. The book's critical review of rights and protection of women and empowerment efforts is organised around initiatives in nearly a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Cheldelin; Martha Mutisi
ISBN: 9780796925060 0796925062 9780796925077 0796925070
OCLC Number: 949348037
Description: xii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Women's participation in peace and security efforts --
The need for conceptualising gender as a social structure in policy construction --
Analysing the regional, national and NGO discourse in bringing women into peace processes : lessons from Burundi, South Sudan and Uganda --
Implementation of gender quotas in politics and governance --
Women's lives after warfare --
Domestic violence legislation --
Reclaiming women's agency in conflict and post-conflict societies : women's use of political space in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa --
Egyptian women as catalysts of change in the Arab Spring --
Gendering truth-seeking commissions : Kenya --
Gender mainstreaming : Liberia --
The 'peace dividend' : the experiences of peace for women in post-conflict Burundi, Uganda and South Sudan --
The impact of women's political participation in Rwanda --
Impunity for conflict-related sexual violence : insights from Burundi's former fighters --
Gender and empowerment : seven essential variables.
Other Titles: Critical review of approaches to gender and empowerment
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Cheldelin and Martha Mutisi.

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Offers a critical review and analysis of many gender-based efforts implemented since 2000, including empowerment policies, strategies, and an in-depth study of four particular cases. It calls out the  Read more...
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