Gender, Natural Resources, and Peacebuilding in Kenya and Nepal


Myrttinen, Henri, Jana Naujoks, and Janpeter Schilling. 2015. “Gender, Natural Resources, and Peacebuilding in Kenya and Nepal.” Peace Review 27 (2): 181–87.


Authors: Henri Myrttinen, Jana Naujoks, Janpeter Schilling


An essay based on recent work conducted by International Alert on gender, natural resources and peacebuilding in Kenya and Nepal is presented. Topics discussed include International Alert aiming to broaden and deepen the way gender is approached in peacebuilding research, policy and programming. Also mentioned is the nexus among gender, resources and conflict as a key factor for addressing violent conflict and needs to be addressed if peacebuilding efforts are to be successful.

Keywords: gender in conflict management, peacebuilding, gender stereotypes, attitudes toward gender role

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Peacebuilding Regions: Africa, East Africa, Asia, South Asia Countries: Kenya, Nepal

Year: 2015

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