Post Tagged with: "Peace and Security"

The Problematic Evolution of UN Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

The Problematic Evolution of UN Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

UNSCR 1325 is groundbreaking. However, we need to be wary of focusing disproportionately on ‘rape as a weapon of war’ as it undermines the potential for action to address other forms of gendered violence that is perpetrated in conflict-affected societies.

More Questions than Answers? 12 Years on from UNSCR 1325

More Questions than Answers? 12 Years on from UNSCR 1325

e-IR’s range of publications to mark the anniversary of UNSCR 1325 reflect on the unintended consequences resulting from the resolution and highlight the silences surrounding the issues.

Permanent Security Council Members and Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Permanent Security Council Members and Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Dominant narratives on UN SCR 1325 and subsequent developments highlight the leadership of civil society organizations, particularly the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security.

The UK’s Approach to UNSCR 1325: Limitations of Gender Mainstreaming?

The UK’s Approach to UNSCR 1325: Limitations of Gender Mainstreaming?

The UK’s approach to UNSCR 1325 instigated a new national debate. However, meaningful engagement with the gendered nature of state approaches to security is a long way off.

UNSCR 1325 and Gender Mainstreaming in the UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Activities

UNSCR 1325 and Gender Mainstreaming in the UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Activities

In spite of UNSCR 1325, gender mainstreaming within peacekeeping and peacebuilding activities has not been an overarching success due to lack of understanding of the concept.

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