Director Carol Cohn chairs panel on "Gender Dynamics in Peace and Conflict" at Peacebuilding in Africa: Sustaining Inclusive Civil Society Engagement Conference

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Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:00 to 10:30
Location: 
Wiston House, Wilton Park, Steyning, West Sussex UK
Description: 
Gender Dynamics in Peace and Conflict
 
To what extent has women’s involvement in radicalisation and armed groups changed gender manifestations in conflict? How are African women’s organisations working to both drive and resolve violence? To what extent have women and women’s organisations been included in formal peace processes, or designated as negotiators? What measures can be taken to ensure that all stakeholders, especially women, share the peacebuilding process and take equal ownership?
 
Chair: Carol Cohn
Director, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights, University of Massachusetts Boston
 
Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah (via video recording)
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations And Cooperation, Government of the Republic of Namibia, Windhoek
 
Awino Okech
Lecturer, Centre for Gender Studies, School of African Studies (SOAS), London
 
Comfort Lamptey
Regional Adviser on Governance, Peace and Security, Regional Office for West and Central Africa, UN Women, Dakar
 

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