Women Building Peace: What They Do, Why It Matters

Citation:

Anderlini, Sanam Naraghi. 2007. Women Building Peace: What They Do, Why It Matters. London: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Author: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini

Abstract:

How and why do women's contributions matter in peace and security processes? Why should women's activities in this sphere be explored separately from peacebuilding efforts in general? Decisively answering these questions, Sanam Anderlini offers a comprehensive, cross-regional analysis of women's peacebuilding initiatives around the world. Anderlini also traces the evolution of international policies in this arena and highlights the endemic problems that stunt progress. Her astute analysis, based on extensive research and field experience, demonstrates how gender sensitivity in programming can be a catalytic component in the complex task of building sustainable peace and provides concrete examples of how to draw on women's untapped potential. (Amazon)

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

Year: 2007

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