Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings


Ajroud, Brittany, Kame Westerman, and Janet Edmond. 2015. “Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings.” Peace Review 27 (2): 175–80. doi:10.1080/10402659.2015.1037622.


Authors: Brittnay Ajroud, Kame Westernman, Janet Edmond


The article highlights two field-based examples in Liberia and Timor Leste of how Conservation International (CI) promotes natural resource conservation that supports collaboration, inclusive of both men and women's unique knowledge, needs and interests. Topics include how inclusive conservation can play a critical role in bringing fractured communities together as well as the need to understand the gender dynamics at play and to balance Western and local traditions of conflict management.

Keywords: conservation of natural resources, gender stereotypes, gender in conflict management

Topics: Gender Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Liberia

Year: 2015

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