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    Women and Peacekeeping: Time for the UN to Commit to Gender Equality

Women and Peacekeeping: Time for the UN to Commit to Gender Equality

UN peacekeepers are deployed to make local populations more safe and secure. They must not be allowed to become another source of insecurity for the people they are sent to serve. Christine Chinkin, Marsha Henry and Aiko Holvikivi on the need for the new UN Secretary-General to commit to gender equality in order to ensure that peacekeeping lives up […]

November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Women and Peacekeeping: Time for the UN to Commit to Gender Equality|
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    Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

In Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective, Punam Yadav explores the unintended positive impacts of conflict on the position of women in Nepal, drawing on comprehensive interviews with 57 women. The book is a compelling and accessible must-read for those researching social transformation and gender in post-conflict societies, writes Ashleigh McFeeters. 

This review was first posted on the LSE Review of Books blog here, […]

November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav|