Gender - War Contexts - Postwar Contexts

The following collection from materials to the topics "gender, war contexts and postwar contexts" covers materials from the Internet, papers to download, literature recommendations and new publications, newsletter for subscribing as well as link collections to peace-political networks from all over the world. The literature and material collection were arranged by Rita Schäfer.

Peace and Security Policy Needs a Gender Perspective

The Gunda Werner Institute is particularly involved in a peace politics that is appropriate for gender and security policy, because until now this field has been largely male-dominated. Draughts and strategies fail to consider gender as an important issue; women’s voices hardly seem to be present in discussions about war, conflict prevention or peace negotations; and, women and men share different perspectives on forcible conflict holdings. Therefore, a lasting peace politics and security policy must include a gender perspective.

Knowledge Box

E-learning course by HREA: Women, Peace and Security more»
Roadmap to 1325 – a Project for Engendering the European Peace and Security Policy
The talk by Gitti Hentschel at the conference 'Women: From Target Group To Stakeholders In Peace And Security', 6./7.11.2007 in Brussels. [» PDF]
Women, Peace and Security: from Resolution to Action - Ten Years of Security Council Resolution 1325
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the seminar of the same title, held in Geneva on September 15, 2010 more»
Windhoek Declaration Namibia's actionplan „On Mainstreaming. A Gender Perspective in Multidimensional Peace Support Operations“  [» PDF]
Implementation of the UNSCR 1325 in Serbia
Women in Black Serbia provides all the Informations about the implementation of the UNSCR 1325 in Serbia on their website. more»
Results of the 55th UN Commission of Status of Women concerning gender, peace and security
Composed by [»PDF]
Towards a Typology of Wartime Rape
The Typology in "Bonn International Center for Conversion - brief 43" was designed on the basis of a definition of wartime, which includes a myriad of war dynamics that surround and influence the perpetration of rape, and which can be organized into the following ‘themes’: type of conflict in which wartime rape occurs, characteristics of the armed group, motivations for the rape, characteristics of the rapist, characteristics of the raped person, and characteristics of the rape. more»
Women, Peace and Security Handbook
Divided into thirteen thematic chapters, the handbook is a reference guide for both progress made and action to be taken on the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The analysis assesses the consistency with which Council resolutions reflect the language and intent of SCR 1325. Good practice extracts from resolutions are presented and critical recommendations are made. more»