Peace Agreements as a Means for Promoting Gender Equality and Ensuring Participation for Women

Citation:

Chinkin, Christine. 2003. ‘Peace Agreements as a Means for Promoting Gender Equality and Ensuring Participation for Women’. United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/peace2003/reports/BPChinkin.PDF.

Author: Christine Chinkin

Abstract:

This background paper raises some issues with respect to the objectives of the meeting to: Identify good practices and lessons learned for inclusion of gender perspectives in peace agreements and the processes preceding such agreements; and Establish standards to be met in peace agreements with regard to incorporation of gender perspectives. 

 

Keywords: gender, political participation, gender equality, peace agreements

Topics: Gender, Women, Peacebuilding, Peace Processes, Political Participation

Year: 2003

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