Gender

 

There are 48 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Protected Rather Than Protracted: Strengthening Displaced Persons in Peace Processes

Protected Rather Than Protracted: Strengthening Displaced Persons in Peace Processes

Source: Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2015

Author(s): Heidrun Bohnet, Katja Mielke, Markus Rudolf, Conrad Schetter, and Ruth Vollmer

Topics: Conflict Causes, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 19/01/2016

 

This paper reviews the current state of the art on the return of displaced persons as a durable solution for long-term displacement situations. It outlines the impact, challenges and actors involved in the return process. The paper shows that present understandings of return, protracted situations and conflict are often too...

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Gender and Disasters: Human, Gender and Environmental Security

Gender and Disasters: Human, Gender and Environmental Security

Source: UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), 2008

Author(s): Úrsula Oswald Spring

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender

Added: 25/11/2015

 

The core query in this paper revolves around a few questions concerning the different meanings of nature, environment, disaster, risks, and vulnerability. How is the established Cosmo-vision affecting gender security? Why is this perception a result of thousands of years of identity processes, and how does this perception create and...

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Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights, Security, and Economic Development

Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights, Security, and Economic Development

Source: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, 2015

Topics: Climate Change, Gender

Added: 20/11/2015

 

This report comes at an important time of international observance when new commitments to action will be made, coinciding not only with the fifteenth anniversaries of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) and the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000, but also in anticipation of the...

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Promoting Equal Partnerships in Afghan Agriculture

Source: UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2015

 

Boosting the position of women as equal partners in the agricultural industry is the aim of a new national strategy that is part of a larger Afghan-UN development project. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations recently launched a...

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Demographic Resilience: Linking Population Dynamics, the Environment, and Security

Demographic Resilience: Linking Population Dynamics, the Environment, and Security

Source: SAIS Review of International Affairs, 2015

Author(s): Roger-Mark De Souza

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Gender

Added: 25/07/2015

 

Demographic trends are important among the range of factors that motivate or deter political instability. Over the past several decades, countries with very young age structures—those in which at least 60 percent of the population is younger than thirty years of age—have been much more likely to experience outbreaks of...

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Natural Resources and Gender in Conflict Settings

Natural Resources and Gender in Conflict Settings

Source: Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2015

Author(s): Holly Dunn and Richard Matthew

Topics: Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Over the past fifty years, analyses of world affairs have been steadily enriched by thinking through the core issues of justice and ethics, trade and development, and violent conflict and peace from the perspectives of gender and the environment. In large measure, these perspectives have developed independently of each other,...

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Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Source: Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2015

Author(s): Adrienne Stork, Cassidy Travis, and Silja Halle

Countries: Ivory Coast, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Over the past decade, a wide body of scholarship has emerged on the relationship between violent conflict and natural resources. As this research unequivocally demonstrates, inequitable rights and access to natural resources are a significant contributing factor to many of the most protracted conflicts in the world today, including those...

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Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Center for Effective Global Action, 2015

Author(s): Sara Cools, Martin Flatø, and Andreas Kotsadam

Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender

Added: 27/06/2015

 

This study uses variation in rainfall to study how extreme shocks to income affect intimate partner violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. It finds that women experiencing a recent drought are more likely to have been abused during the last year. Though these weather shocks happen randomly, their spatial correlation likely causes...

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Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Source: Routledge, 2015

Author(s): Brittany Ajroud, Kame Westerman, and Janet Edmond

Countries: Liberia, Timor-Leste

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/06/2015

 

From the forests of Central and Western Africa to the river systems of the Amazon Basin, many of the world’s most critical ecosystems are located in fragile and conflict-affected settings. It is in these places, where natural resources intersect with violence, instability, and community unrest, that conservationists take on the...

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Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Source: University of Bath, 2014

Author(s): Roy Maconachie

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 01/06/2015

 

Dr. Roy Maconachie from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath investigates the role of artisanal mining in post-war Sierra Leone.

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