Gender Equity and Peacebuilding

From Rhetoric to Reality: Finding the Way

Authored by: Richard Strickland and Nata Duvvury

Categories: Peace Support Operations, Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Human Development, Peacemaking, Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Region: No Region
Year: 2003
Citation: Strickland, Richard and Nata Duvvury. Gender Equity and Peacebuilding: From Rhetoric to Reality: Finding the Way. Washington, D.C.: International Center for Research on Women, 2003.

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Executive Summary

This paper is the product of a review of literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction. It was prepared as background material for an international workshop on gender equity and peacebuilding jointly convened by ICRW and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Key findings and research questions are presented in relation to the effective integration of gender concerns into policies and programs that shape post-conflict societies.