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Published by University of Michigan, Center for Continuing Education of Women in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Women and peace.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Berenice A. Carroll ... [et al.] ; edited by Dorothy G. McGuigan ; bibliography by Peggy Ann Kusnerz.
ContributionsCarroll, Berenice A., McGuigan, Dorothy Gies.
LC ClassificationsJX1965 .R64
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4377149M
LC Control Number78620744

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Drawing on the voices of courageous women organizing for peace, the paper urges a framework for collective action based on the "3 Ps"-conflict prevention, the participation of women in peace and security, and the protection of civilians with consideration to the specific needs of women. protection for women in armed conflict and to strengthen women’s contribution to peace processes and to rebuilding their communities. Over the course of one year, during and , we travelled to many of the world’s conflicts. Focusing on the impact of armed conflict on women and women’s role. The UN, all governments and NGOs therefore have a lot to do to encourage and assist women in developing their role in post-conflict resolution and peacebuilding activities. Governments and the UN should: Ensure that women play a key role in the design and implementation of post-conflict resolution and peacebuilding activities. review of the impact of armed conflict on women and girls, the role of women in peacebuilding, and the gender dimensions of peace processes and conflict resolution.

In a bid to appreciate the roles women have played and still play in post-conflict peacebuilding, the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) on Women, Peace and Security was designed in Thus, UNSCR has recognised the relevance of women’s experiences in conflict to its peace and security mandate. Hence, advancing. In an interview with IRIN, King discussed the role of women in conflict, peace and security. While acknowledging that women are frequently the victims of conflict, King argued that women are playing an increasingly important part in its resolution in their roles as peace negotiators and peacekeepers. During the negotiations, women were completely sidelined from the peace process. 32 Nevertheless, women did play a significant role in fostering the environment for peace, both prior to and after the signing of the Accord. Through their involvement in church programmes and singing circles, women set themselves up as the main conveyors of peace. Introduction. Feminism improves on and challenges peace studies (PS) by (1) proposing expanded definitions of peace that suggest continuity between different forms of violence; (2) highlighting the diverse roles women, and other marginalized groups, play in violent conflicts and in peace processes; (3) complicating our understanding of peace and violence while foregrounding gender as a social.