Conflict

Conflict, Peace Building and Gender

Date: 
20 Jun 2011 - 1 Jul 2011
Unit: 
Public Sector Capacity Building
Organizing Team: 
Voravate Chonlasin

Introduction 

Conflicts negatively affect women and men and result in gender-specific disadvantages, particularly for women that are not always recognized or addressed by the mainstream, gender-blind understandings of conflict and reconstruction. Gender inequality reflects power imbalances in social structures that exist in pre-conflict periods and are exacerbated by armed conflict and its aftermath. The acceptance of gender stereotypes is one of the main reasons that such gender blindness persists Read more »



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