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    Resilience policy and internally displaced women in Iraq: an unintentionally flawed approach – Zeynep N Kaya (13/2018)

Resilience policy and internally displaced women in Iraq: an unintentionally flawed approach – Zeynep N Kaya (13/2018)

Internal displacement is a major humanitarian and security issue. Today there are far more internally displaced persons (IDPs) than refugees in the world. By the end of 2016, 40.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict and violence across the world, and an unknown number of IDPs remain displaced. This unprecedented scale of internal displacement in recent decades has led to […]

February 20th, 2018|WPS Working Paper Series|Comments Off on Resilience policy and internally displaced women in Iraq: an unintentionally flawed approach – Zeynep N Kaya (13/2018)|
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    International Human Rights, Criminal Law and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda – Christine Chinkin (12/2018)

International Human Rights, Criminal Law and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda – Christine Chinkin (12/2018)

This paper reflects upon the interplay between international human rights law and criminal law – both national and international – through the international legal regimes that have evolved for combating gender-based violence against women, in peacetime and in conflict, and human trafficking, especially of women and girls. The different trajectories of these two legal regimes are newly associated through the […]

January 11th, 2018|WPS Working Paper Series|Comments Off on International Human Rights, Criminal Law and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda – Christine Chinkin (12/2018)|
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    Positive male engagement in the WPS agenda will take more than ‘good men’

Positive male engagement in the WPS agenda will take more than ‘good men’

David Duriesmith identifies tensions created by efforts to ‘engage’ men and boys in Women, Peace and Security, and introduces his new working paper: ‘Engaging men and boys in the Women, Peace and Security agenda: Beyond the ‘good men’ industry’.

What role might men and boys play in promoting gender equality after large-scale violence? Violence committed by men has been a […]

December 15th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Positive male engagement in the WPS agenda will take more than ‘good men’|
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    Engaging men and boys in the Women, Peace and Security agenda: Beyond the ‘good men’ industry – David Duriesmith (11/2017)

Engaging men and boys in the Women, Peace and Security agenda: Beyond the ‘good men’ industry – David Duriesmith (11/2017)

Since the signing of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) in October 2000, there have been two explicit references to men in resolutions on the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. For the first 13 years of the agenda resolutions included men by default without naming them directly, referring to gender broadly and many particular instances of […]

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    States and tech companies must respond to individual voices and evidence of online violence against women

States and tech companies must respond to individual voices and evidence of online violence against women

Writing on Human Rights Day, Lisa Gormley and Kelsey Kamitomo reflect on their 16 Days of Activism series and see ways forward to tackle the violence that is directed at women, online and off.
by William Iven on Unsplash
During the past 16 days, the contributions in this series on online violence against women (VAW) have come from a variety of professions – law, […]

December 12th, 2017|Featured, Online Violence against Women|Comments Off on States and tech companies must respond to individual voices and evidence of online violence against women|
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    Poll by Amnesty shows a worrying number of women and girls face abuse and violence online

Poll by Amnesty shows a worrying number of women and girls face abuse and violence online

Amnesty International and Ipsos MORI recently conducted a poll across eight countries to better understand women’s experiences of online abuse and harassment on social media. Azmina Dhrodia shares the poll’s findings, calling attention to the ways abuse and violence transfer offline and the consequences of not taking action.
You could be sitting at home in your living room, outside […]

December 6th, 2017|Featured, Online Violence against Women|Comments Off on Poll by Amnesty shows a worrying number of women and girls face abuse and violence online|
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    Equality, Dignity and Privacy are cornerstone principles to tackle online VAW

Equality, Dignity and Privacy are cornerstone principles to tackle online VAW

Anita Gurumurthy and Amrita Vasudevan discuss the requirements for a feminist jurisprudence on violence against women, drawing on IT for Change’s project ‘Online freedom for all = No unfreedom for women’.

by IT for Change
As technology becomes a real and unfragmentable part of social interaction, a global crisis is evident in the form of widespread normalisation of online violence against […]

Online abuse stifles women journalists around the globe

In the third post of the online violence against women series, Dr Michelle Ferrier – founder of Trollbusters – explains the consequences of online abuse for women journalists and how the absence of redress has changed the way they approach their work.

For many journalists, critiques and insults are a badge of honor. A few slings and arrows are considered […]

December 1st, 2017|Featured, Online Violence against Women|Comments Off on Online abuse stifles women journalists around the globe|
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    Women support each other in the face of harassment online, but policy reform is needed

Women support each other in the face of harassment online, but policy reform is needed

With a lack of effective laws and only loose guidelines of social media platforms to address online violence, women activists and human rights defenders are supporting each other. Semanur Karaman introduces forthcoming research by Tactical Technology Collective, highlighting the need for a holistic approach to tackling online gender-based violence.

A few years ago I met my friend, a feminist activist […]

November 29th, 2017|Featured, Online Violence against Women|Comments Off on Women support each other in the face of harassment online, but policy reform is needed|
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    Afghanistan’s National Action Plan: ‘A wish list of many dreams’ – Wazhma Frogh (10/2017)

Afghanistan’s National Action Plan: ‘A wish list of many dreams’ – Wazhma Frogh (10/2017)

The women of Afghanistan supported their husbands and fathers during the Anti-Soviet Union national resistance by taking food to the battlegrounds, taking care of the children and the elderly on their behalf but became the first targets when the Mujahidin Islamic revolution took into the streets of Kabul and we witnessed rapes, kidnappings, murder of young and old women […]

November 28th, 2017|WPS Working Paper Series|Comments Off on Afghanistan’s National Action Plan: ‘A wish list of many dreams’ – Wazhma Frogh (10/2017)|