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    Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe

Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe

Audrey Reeves and Aiko Holvikivi discuss how an imagined division between a ‘safe’ Europe and ‘unsafe’ outside has marginalised refugee women within the WPS agenda and introduce their new working paper ‘The Women, Peace and Security agenda and the ‘refugee crisis’: missing connections and missed opportunities in Europe’.

Conflict-affected women who have been forcibly displaced, especially those seeking asylum […]

June 27th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Keeping the ‘refugee crisis’ out of policy making on WPS marginalises conflict-affected women in Europe|
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    Promises to Keep: Reflections from the 2016 UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Promises to Keep: Reflections from the 2016 UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Dr Laura J. Shepherd reflects on the most recent United Nations Security Council open debate on Women and Peace and Security, exploring the role such events play in global politics and identifying common rhetorical themes in member state contributions.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
Robert […]

November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Promises to Keep: Reflections from the 2016 UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security|