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Kroc Institutde for International Peace Studies

Gender

Crowbar No. 1325

Crowbar No. 1325

Kate Paarlberg-Kvam Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accord is a groundbreaking example of how to include women and a gender focus in negotiations and peacebuilding. This achievement is the result of years of advocacy by Colombian women, with the support of the international...

Afghan Women at the Table

Afghan Women at the Table

David Cortright and Kristen Wall The U.S. is set to withdraw the bulk of its forces from Afghanistan by 2014. This transition period is fraught with risk for Afghan women, many of whom have benefited during 10 years of improved access to education, health care, and...

Women Are Essential to Peacebuilding

Women Are Essential to Peacebuilding

Jennifer Freeman and Dee Aker October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women to be engaged in all phases of securing, building, and maintaining peace. Commemorative events have focused on the...