Conflict, Peace-building, Disarmament, Security: Women’s Advocacy for Peace and Disarmament

Authored by: United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR), Economic Recovery, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Security Sector Reform (SSR)
Region: No Region
Year: 2001
Citation: Conflict, Peace-building, Disarmament, Security: Women's Advocacy for Peace and Disarmament. New York: United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001.

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Executive Summary

This report explores the national and international women’s organizations that focus on disarmament. It highlights the role of ‘mother’ as an important factor explaining why women’s organizations are so often committed to peace and disarmament discussions, and summarizes some of the implications of women being involved in the disarmament agenda.