Gender Violence, Conflict, Internal Displacement and Peacebuilding


Rajagopalan, Swarna. 2010. “Gender Violence, Conflict, Internal Displacement and Peacebuilding.” Peace Prints: South Asian Journal of Peacebuilding 3 (1).

Author: Swarna Rajagopalan


The overlay of conflict, displacement and gender violence is altogether so traumatic as to beg the question: is true, sustainable peace possible where the experience of gender violence is both widespread and deeply embedded? A discussion about gender violence and peace-building takes us back to very old questions about peace and justice, which this essay explores by summarising what we know about gender violence, conflict and displacement.

Keywords: displacement, gender violence, sustainable peace, peace-building

Topics: Armed Conflict, Displacement & Migration, Gender, Gender-Based Violence, Justice, Peacebuilding

Year: 2010

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