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    Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Jamie J. Hagen, author of our second Women, Peace and Security working paper discusses the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) groups in the Colombian peace process. Was the rejection of the deal by an initial referendum influenced by traditional gender politics to a greater degree than has been thus far acknowledged? And what lessons can be learnt for the Women, […]

December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?|
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    From Haiti to Kosovo, it’s time for the UN to accept legal responsibility for its human rights violations

From Haiti to Kosovo, it’s time for the UN to accept legal responsibility for its human rights violations

Ban Ki-Moon’s apology for the role of the UN in the cholera outbreak in Haiti, reignited the debate on the need for the UN to recognise its legal responsibility for human rights violations.  Louise Arimatsu and Christine Chinkin suggest that the UN’s failure to accept legal responsibility for the human rights violations of its mission in Kosovo threatens the […]

December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on From Haiti to Kosovo, it’s time for the UN to accept legal responsibility for its human rights violations|
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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|