Gender

 

There are 69 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Gender and Environmental (In)Security: From Climate Conflict to Ecosystem Instability

Gender and Environmental (In)Security: From Climate Conflict to Ecosystem Instability

Source: Routledge, 2017

Author(s): Nicole Detraz

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Programming

Added: 18/12/2017

 

For decades, scholars, policy makers, and the media have discussed the connections between security and climate change. These actors have utilized various discourses and narratives to reflect on the negative impacts that a changing climate will have and is currently having on state security, human security, and the security of...

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More than Women and Men: A Framework for Gender and Intersectionality Research on Environmental Crisis and Conflict

More than Women and Men: A Framework for Gender and Intersectionality Research on Environmental Crisis and Conflict

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Amber Fletcher

Topics: Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 18/12/2017

 

Over the past two decades, the important role of gender in environmental and water-related crises and conflicts has been increasingly recognized. Environmental crises occur in social contexts imbued with gender and other power relations. Existing literature in this area has examined how gender shapes issues of water access, use, governance,...

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The Impact of Mines and Explosive Remnants of War on Gender Groups

The Impact of Mines and Explosive Remnants of War on Gender Groups

Source: UK Department for International Development, 2017

Author(s): Edward Laws

Countries: Cambodia, Colombia, Sudan

Topics: Gender, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 30/11/2017

 

There is an increasing recognition in the international community that different gender groups are affected differently by the threat posed by the presence of mines/ERWs in their communities. Women, girls, boys and men often have distinct gendered roles and responsibilities within a community. Consequently, their exposure to and knowledge of...

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“Just Women” Is Not Enough: Towards a Gender-Relational Approach to Water and Peacebuilding

“Just Women” Is Not Enough: Towards a Gender-Relational Approach to Water and Peacebuilding

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Janpeter Schilling, Rebecca Froese, and Jana Naujoks

Countries: Kenya, Nepal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/11/2017

 

Gender is a topic that every large development and peacebuilding organisation mainstreams in its programming. However, often “gender” implies a focus on women. We argue that this is not enough to utilise the full potential of a meaningful and effective integration of gender in specific projects, particularly in the peacebuilding...

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The Role of Women in Transboundary Water Dispute Resolution

The Role of Women in Transboundary Water Dispute Resolution

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Lynette de Silva, Jennifer C. Veilleux, and Marian J. Neal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/11/2017

 

Within decision-driven organisations that address water management and conflict mediation, there is much to be learnt about the role of women. At the provincial organisational levels, women’s participation in water management decision-making processes is more prevalent, while there is a gender disparity at the higher levels of the governing domain....

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Calming the Waters, Ploughing the Sea – Can Gender-Responsive Approaches to Intra-State Water Conflicts Lead to Peacebuilding? Evidence from Lebanon and Nepal

Calming the Waters, Ploughing the Sea – Can Gender-Responsive Approaches to Intra-State Water Conflicts Lead to Peacebuilding? Evidence from Lebanon and Nepal

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Lebanon, Nepal

Topics: Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/11/2017

 

Access to water, among other resources, has been and continues to be an implicit or explicit driver of intra-state conflict, and both access to water and conflicts are intimately linked to gendered power dynamics in any given society. While water as a conflict driver and the gendered nature of conflict...

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Navigating Obstacles, Opportunities and Reforms: Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Artisanal Mining Communities in Eastern DRC

Navigating Obstacles, Opportunities and Reforms: Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Artisanal Mining Communities in Eastern DRC

Source: Wageningen School of Social Sciences, 2017

Author(s): Marie Rose Bashwira Nyenyezi

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 12/11/2017

 

Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as in other countries, has generally been treated as a male affair. This, however, overlooks the fact that artisanal mining sites are key to the livelihoods of many women. Whether they fled from violence or were attracted by the opportunities of the...

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Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Source: University for Peace, 2011

Author(s): Erin McCandless and Tony Karbo

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The Africa Programme of the UN–affiliated University for Peace (UPEACE) is pleased to present Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader, another step in the effort to ameliorate Africa’s problem of access to practice- and policy-relevant scholarship and information that addresses the twin challenges of building sustainable peace and...

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Food Security, Sustaining Peace and Gender Equality: Conceptual Framework and Future Directions

Food Security, Sustaining Peace and Gender Equality: Conceptual Framework and Future Directions

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

The main objective of this study is to generate knowledge and make meaningful, evidence-based and actionable recommendations to governments and other stakeholders, particularly international organizations and FAO staff, on the nexus between supporting food and nutrition security, building peace and stability, and striving for gender equality. To this end, the...

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Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Source: International Alert, 2016

Author(s): Jana Naujoks

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts. It identifies the risks posed by gender-blind humanitarian programming, the need...

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