RESOURCES: Gender and conflict

Conflict affects men and women, boys, and girls differently – understanding these dynamics is central to effective conflict-sensitive programming. From September-December 2016, Peace Exchange, a USAID-funded community of practice hosted on DME for Peace, will be launching a campaign focused on Gender and Conflict issues. Throughout the campaign, Peace Exchange will be organizing webinars, sharing >> Read more

New online discussion on Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

The Institute of Development Studies and the FAO are launching an online discussion as part of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition to better understand the potential interactions between food security, gender equality, and peace-building. The discussion will help to identify entry points for policy interventions that support food security and build resilience among men >> Read more

News: New female police officers begin training for the field

07 March 2010 - More than thirty female police officers have today begun training in Gender, Child Protection and Community Policing courses before their deployment for field duty assignments in all three Darfur states. The officers, who form UNAMID’s first-ever all female police contingent, had arrived in El Fasher late last month from Namibia and >> Read more

Event: Gender and Conflict Research Workshop

World Bank, Washington, D.C., 10 June 2010. This workshop will present analytical research work commissioned by The World Bank on gender and conflict. The work was carried out by a group of HiCN researchers and will be used as background research for the two forthcoming World Development Reports on Security and Conflict and on Gender. >> Read more