From State Security to Human Security and Gender Justice


Taylor, Viviene. 2004. “From State Security to Human Security and Gender Justice.” Agenda 18 (59): 65–70.

Author: Viviene Taylor


This briefing is based on a paper presented at a conference, 'Human Security: Women's Security? No sustainable Security without a Gender Perspective' which took place in Berlin, October 2003. The author writes that when it comes to security and human security in particular, feminists need to rethink the fundamental relationships of knowledge and power, and how these shape individual and community experiences. The briefing explores the significance of human security for women and for feminist discourse.

Topics: Feminisms, Gender, Women, Security, Human Security

Year: 2004

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