Women in Conflict and Peace

This publication is available in print and electronic format
Published: 
28 September 2015
Language: 
English
Pages: 
168
ISBN: 
978-91-7671-014-2 (Print)
Author(s): 
Jenny Hedström, Thiyumi Senarathna (co-editors)

What roles can women from marginalized communities play in conflict, peacemaking and democratization?

Which factors lie behind their involvement in armed conflict? What are the consequences of women’s inclusion and exclusion from peace-building activities? These are some of the questions explored in Women in Conflict and Peace.

Drawing on case studies from Afghanistan, Myanmar, the Philippines and Rwanda, this publication analyses the impact of women on intrastate conflict and peacebuilding, concluding with recommendations that international and local actors can implement to enhance the participation of marginalized women in future peace- and democracy-building initiatives.

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations and acronyms

Introduction

1. Afghanistan
Anna Larson

2. Myanmar
Jenny Hedström

3. The Philippines
Rosalie Arcala Hall and Joanna Pares Hoare

4. Rwanda
Sara E. Brown

Conclusion

About the authors

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