Women and Peace Through Justice

Citation:

Naraghi-Anderlini, Sanam. 2005. “Women and Peace Through Justice.” Development 48 (3): 103-10.

Author: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

Abstract:

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini reflects on the experiences of women who have survived war and its atrocities and are working for peace and a social reconstruction process. She argues that indictment of war criminals alone does not address the immediate and long-term needs of the maimed and the raped, the orphans and the AIDS carriers. Justice can include reparations or support and care, access to health care and education, opportunities to become skilled and employed. But at the very minimum it means living free of discrimination and ostracism, beyond their victimhood, and having the right to a dignified life.

Keywords: Violence against women, 'transitional justice', 'retributive' justice, 'courtroom justice', sustainable peace

Topics: Gender, Women, Justice, Peace Processes

Year: 2005

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