International Women's Day

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

Women face specific and systematic gender-based issues in conflict situations. The challenge is how to empower more women in the peacebuilding process.

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There needs to be a nuanced approach to reintegrating former ISIS women back into western society.

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As a peacebuilding measure, having more women in politics can help tackle racial tension.

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Barriers to the engagement of women in peace operations can sustain harmful workplace cultures, scuttle gender equality and even peace outcomes.

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Myanmar’s formal peace efforts have traditionally involved only men. It’s time for that to change.

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Asking women about the relevance of rules on gender violence can help confront this issue. Stronger laws on their own just don’t cut it.

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Micro loans promised Sri Lankan and Cambodian women affected by war a way out of poverty as they rebuilt their lives. Instead the loans trapped them in debt.

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There should be more women at the negotiation table to achieve gender equality and inclusiveness in peace processes.

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Women’s groups in Thailand’s deep south provinces have never been included in peace talks, despite being affected by the conflict, directly and indirectly.

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Can Afghan and Syrian women ever be involved in the peace process or will it remain a pipe dream?

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Refugee women are crucial to building peace in Myanmar. Yet their experience has rarely been valued.

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