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  1. Research

    Gender Mainstreaming and Peace-Building in War Torn Societies

    Gizelis, Ismene. 2004. “Gender Mainstreaming and Peace-Building in War Torn Societies.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Montreal, March 17.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Democracy / Democratization, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Gender Mainstreaming, Peacebuilding, Peace Processes, Political Participation, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, MENA, Southern Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe, Northern Europe Countries: Israel, Palestine / Occupied Palestinian Territories, South Africa, United Kingdom

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    The Disfigured Body of the Female Guerilla: (De)Militarization, Sexual Violence, and Redomestication in Zoe Wicomb's David's Story

    Samuelson, Meg. 2007. “The Disfigured Body of the Female Guerrilla: (De)Militarization, Sexual Violence, and Redomestication in Zoë Wicomb’s David’s StorySigns: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 32 (4): 833-56. doi:10.1086/512491.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militarization, Sexual Violence Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa

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    You Cannot Dance If You Cannot Stand: A Review of the Rwandan Women's Initiative and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' Commitment to Gender Equality in Post-conflict Societies

    Baines, Erin K. 2001. “You Cannot Dance If You Cannot Stand:  A Review of the Rwandan Women’s Initiative and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ Commitment to Gender Equality in Post-conflict Societies." New York: Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children.

    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Male Combatants, Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Ethnicity, Gender, Genocide, Governance, Post-conflict Governance, International Organizations, Peacebuilding, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights, UN Security Council Resolutions on WPS, UNSCR 1325, Sexual Violence, Female Perpetrators, Male Perpetrators, Rape, Violence Regions: Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Rwanda

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    Guerilla Girls and Women in the Zimbabwean National Liberation Struggle

    Lyons, Tonya. 2002. “Guerrilla Girls and Women in the Zimbabwean National Liberation Struggle.” Women in African Colonial Histories. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana University Press.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, National Liberation Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Sexual Violence, SV against women Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Zimbabwe Keywords: guerilla, Zimbabwe, liberation

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    Landscapes of Belonging: Female Ex-Combatants Remembering the Liberation Struggle in Urban Maputo

    Katto, Jonna. 2014. “Landscapes of Belonging: Female Ex-Combatants Remembering the Liberation Struggle in Urban Maputo.” Journal of Southern African Studies 40 (3): 539–57. doi:10.1080/03057070.2014.909256.

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    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Mozambique

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    Three Waves of Gender Integration: The Causes, Consequences, and Implications for the South African Armed Forces

    Heinecken, Lindy. 2019. "Three Waves of Gender Integration: The Causes, Consequences, and Implications for the South African Armed Forces." In Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military: An International Comparison, edited by Robert Egnell and Mayesha Alam, 207-24. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Gender Mainstreaming, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Intersectionality, Race, Security Sector Reform Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa

  7. Research

    Making a Difference in Peacekeeping Operations: Voices of South African Women Peacekeepers

    Alchin, Angela, Amanda Gouws, and Lindy Heinecken. 2018. "Making a Difference in Peacekeeping Operations: Voices of South African Women Peacekeepers." African Security Review 27 (1): 1-19.

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    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, International Organizations, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Peacekeeping, Peace and Security Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa Keywords: feminism, peacekeepers, peacekeeping, female peacekeepers, security studies, SANDF, South African peacekeepers, UN peacekeeping

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    Gendered Impact of Zimbabwe's Transitional Justice: Too Little Too Late

    Chaminuka, Lilian. 2019. "Gendered Impact of Zimbabwe’s Transitional Justice: Too Little Too Late." International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science 3 (3): 94-100.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, National Liberation Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Justice, Transitional Justice, Rights, Human Rights, Sexual Violence, Violence Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Zimbabwe Keywords: gender, human rights, women ex-combatants, reintegration, transitional justice

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    Women's Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Katto, Jonna. 2020. Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique. New York: Routledge. 

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, National Liberation Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Gendered Discourses, Nationalism Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Mozambique

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    Girls with Guns: Narrating the Experience of War of Frelimo’s ‘Female Detachment'

    West, Harry G. 2000. “Girls with Guns: Narrating the Experience of War of Frelimo’s ‘Female Detachment.’” Anthropological Quarterly 73 (4): 180-94.

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    Topics: Age, Youth, Armed Conflict, National Liberation Wars, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Female Combatants, Gender, Girls, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state Armed Groups, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Mozambique Keywords: child soldiers, violence, guerrilla war, women's emancipation, ideology, narrative

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