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Indonesian peacekeepers with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) prepare to leave their base for a patrol near Al-Taybe, South Lebanon. In 2006, UNIFIL expanded its deployment to Southern Lebanon, a high-tension area near the Lebanon-Israel border (also known as the Blue Line), when the two countries resumed hostilities.
28/Aug/2009. , Lebanon. UN Photo/Pasqual Gorriz. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

UNSC Resolution 2272: Progress against Sexual Abuse in UN Peacekeeping?

UNSC Resolution 2272 can rightly be called groundbreaking but the UN may find itself in a bind if it excludes numerous countries from contributing troops and police.

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The community of María Auxiliadora is an example of women’s experiences and looks to create the conditions to confront violence against women and climate change.

Review – Feminist Strategies in International Governance

Review – Feminist Strategies in International Governance

Caglar, Prügl & Zwingel’s excellent collection will hopefully help steer the agenda of institutions like the UN and the World Bank towards innovative feminist policies.

Women and the Arab Spring: A Window of Opportunity or More of the Same?

Women and the Arab Spring: A Window of Opportunity or More of the Same?

Women have made their voice heard in the Arab Spring, however, the ‘gains’ in terms of gender roles can be lost in the post-revolution period when ‘going back to normal’ is the priority.

Engendering the Arab Spring: Where Do Egyptian Women’s Rights Go From Here?

Engendering the Arab Spring: Where Do Egyptian Women’s Rights Go From Here?

Based on the approaches and opinions which have been purported thus far by the Egyptian government, it appears unlikely that gender equality in Egypt will improve any time soon.

The Rootedness of Inequality

The Rootedness of Inequality

Violence against women and the societal attitudes that often provide the conditions which condone such acts cannot be parked solely within the developing world.

Eliminating Violence Against Women: Sexism and Scholarly Responsibility

Eliminating Violence Against Women: Sexism and Scholarly Responsibility

Sexism is global. Gender equality is not yet a norm that has sunk in. Supporting substantial gender equality is a responsibility and should be a personal commitment for all of us.

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