An Overview of Gender Equality in Peacekeeping: The United Nations’ Approach

This is a two-part series that introduces the approach and implementation of gender equality in peacekeeping. This Part I explores the theoretical and normative framework adopted by the United Nations (UN), while Part II will examine the gap between the proliferation of norms and guidelines presented in the first article, and their implementation in field operations. Reig-Amette discusses.

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A feminist peace in Colombia?

This article is part of the web dossier on Feminist Foreign Policy that we produced in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Analysis: The inclusion of a gender perspective in the Colombia's peace Agreement: past, present, and future. Ruiz-Navarro discusses.

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Mehr Haltung zeigen für eine feministische Außenpolitik!

This article is part of the web dossier on Feminist Foreign Policy that we produced in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Kommentar: Patriarchale Machtverhältnisse müssen hinterfragt und überwunden werden. Es gilt, die Rechte von Frauen und Mädchen zu verwirklichen – überall. In den kommenden zwei Jahren hat Deutschland die Chance, hierfür im UN-Sicherheitsrat einzutreten. Available only in German.

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Deutschland im UN-Sicherheitsrat

This interview is part of the web dossier on Feminist Foreign Policy that we produced in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Interview: Wie kann Deutschland soziale Gerechtigkeit und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit fördern? Ein Interview mit Staatsministerin Michelle Müntefering über Deutschlands Rolle im Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen 2019-2020. Available only in German.

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Canada’s feminist vision for the G7 and beyond

This article is part of the web dossier on Feminist Foreign Policy that we produced in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.. Analysis: How to lobby the G7 countries to implement feminist policies? Canadian civil society organizations are pushing participation from the global south to highlight voices often not heard. Woroniuk discusses.

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Towards a feminist foreign policy in Myanmar

This article is part of the web dossier on Feminist Foreign Policy that we produced in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Analysis: After decades of civil war, the peace process in Myanmar remains stalled and male dominated. While international bodies support an inclusive process, national women’s networks struggle to embrace pluralism in the ethnically diverse state. Kamler discusses.

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“Feminist Utopia” in Post-Genocide Rwanda? - Dismantling the Narrative Around Women’s Political Representation

In recent years, Rwanda has received nothing but praise from international media for its gender policy. Despite its achievements, assuming a straightforward relationship between women’s increased political representation and substantial gains for Rwanda’s female population falls short of acknowledging the complex interplay of power, discourse and policy under the rule of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). A feminist analysis must therefore engage with the underlying structures shaping women’s political participation in post-genocide Rwanda while assessing the instrumental power it has, in turn, in reinforcing these structures. Reinl discusses.

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