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Structural Change and Wife Abuse: A Disaggregated Study of Mineral Mining and Domestic Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1999–2013

Structural Change and Wife Abuse: A Disaggregated Study of Mineral Mining and Domestic Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1999–2013

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Andreas Kotsadam, Gudrun Østby, and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Mineral mining may be a mixed blessing for local communities. On the one hand, extractive industries can be a positive economic driver, generating considerable revenues, and opportunities for growth. On the other hand, mining is often thought to be associated with negative effects, such as pollution, and violent conflict. Existing...

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Women, Peace, and Security: Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Policy Brief

Women, Peace, and Security: Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Policy Brief

Source: USAID, 2017

Author(s): Ana C. Rold, Sameena Imtiaz, and Mariam Safi

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 18/01/2017

 

The Pakistan-Afghan Women’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PAWFPD) was established in 2012 to enhance cross-border cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan. This initiative engages and empowers women from both countries to participate in processes that help to build peace in the region. In October 2015, the United Nations Security Council...

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"We Have No Voice for That": Land Rights, Power, and Gender in Rural Sierra Leone

"We Have No Voice for That": Land Rights, Power, and Gender in Rural Sierra Leone

Source: Journal of Human Rights, 2015

Author(s): Gearoid Millar

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Gender, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Much attention has recently focused on the lease of land throughout the global south to nations and corporations in the global north. It is argued that local people's access to and relationships with the land are being redefined and that large segments of these populations are being denied their rights...

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International Symposium on Water Diplomacy: An Overview

International Symposium on Water Diplomacy: An Overview

Source: SIWI, 2016

Topics: Conflict Causes, Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/12/2016

 

In recent years, diplomacy has evolved to be more inclusive, open and transparent, involving more diverse actors than the traditional diplomats, in order to better tackle complex global challenges such as water scarcity and climate change. Global interdependencies are growing. Decision-making in one part of the world can easily impact...

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Narcotráfico y Mujeres, una Relación Cada Vez más Estrecha

Narcotráfico y Mujeres, una Relación Cada Vez más Estrecha

Narcotraffic and Women, a Very Narrow Relation

Source: VICE, 2016

Author(s): Sara Kapkin

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/12/2016

 

La guerra contra las drogas, que se ha basado en la criminalización, la prohibición y la penalización para enfrentar las conductas vinculadas a todas las etapas del negocio de las drogas, ha afectado de manera especial y particular a las mujeres. En Colombia, los delitos de drogas se han ido feminizando...

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Women Economic Participation in Conflict Affected Countries

Women Economic Participation in Conflict Affected Countries

Source: The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, 2016

Author(s): Ann Hudock, Karen Sherman and Sarah Williamson

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender

Added: 04/12/2016

 

The inability to put women entrepreneurs at the center of post-conflict reconstruction is one of development’s greatest failures. Addressing this issue requires more than gender lenses on post-conflict assessments or consultations with women’s groups when experts design macroeconomic development frameworks. Practitioners must fundamentally overhaul the way in which reconstruction assistance...

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Gender, Natural Resources, and Peacebuilding in Kenya and Nepal

Gender, Natural Resources, and Peacebuilding in Kenya and Nepal

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

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen, Jana Naujoks, and Janpeter Schilling

Countries: Kenya, Nepal

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/09/2016

 

For approximately the past two decades, a large and growing body of both acamedic and grey literature from nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or international agencies has looked at issues of gender and of natural resources (or, more broadly, the environment) and the role they play in both conflict and peacebuilding. The...

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Gender, Conflict, and Global Environmental Change

Gender, Conflict, and Global Environmental Change

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

Author(s): Christiane Fröhlich and Giovanna Gioli

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender

Added: 29/09/2016

 

Gender has long been identified as an important variable in both conflict (de-)escalation processes and vulnerability or adaptive capacity toward global environmental change. We understand gender as the socioculturally and politico-economically constructed roles and responsibilities ascribed to men and women that change over time, are context- and history-specific, and are...

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Land Tenure in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges, Opportunities and Way Forward

Land Tenure in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges, Opportunities and Way Forward

Source: UN-Habitat, 2015

Author(s): David Mitchell, Danilo Antonio, Teo CheeHai, Lowie Rosales-Kawasaki, and Donovan Storey

Countries: Lao PDR, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 26/09/2016

 

This Publication presents the ndings of a review of land tenure security issues in fteen (15) selected countries across Asia and the Paci c region. It aims to highlight the major land issues, challenges and opportunities as the basis for future decisions about partnerships and engagement in the land sector...

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Role of Women in Artisanal Mining & Peacebuilding [Video]

Role of Women in Artisanal Mining & Peacebuilding [Video]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar, 2016

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/08/2016

 

Southern Voices Network Scholar, Maame Esi Eshun says that focusing on the role of women and improving conditions for those involved in artisanal mining in Africa can provide a major boost to regional peacebuilding efforts. Her findings and call to action provide the focus for this edition of Wilson Center...

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