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The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security

Authored by: Sara E. Davies and Jacqui True

Categories: The Field of Women, Peace and Security
Sub-Categories: Peacekeeping, Peacemaking, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), UN Resolutions
Region: No Region
Year: 2019
Citation: Davies, Sara E., and Jaqui True. The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security. Oxford University Press, 2019.

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Executive Summary

The Oxford Handbook¬†of Women, Peace, and Security¬†brings together scholars, advocates, and policymakers to provide an overview of what we know concerning what works to promote women’s participation in peace and security, what works to protect women and girls from sexual and gender-based violence and other human rights violations, and what works to prevent conflict drawing on women’s experiences and knowledge of building peace from local to global levels. Just as importantly, it addresses the gaps in knowledge on and the future direction of scholarship on WPS. The handbook particularly aims to build on the findings from the 2015 Global Study of Resolution 1325, commissioned by the UN-Secretary General.