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Gender and Security in Africa: An Overview
The Nordic Africa Institute, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation.
2011 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This Discussion Paper explores the debates, theoretical perspectives and current trends in gender, conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, and security sector reform (SSR) in Africa. It provides a broad overview of and critical insights into the gender-conflict-security nexus, capturing the trends in the discourses, identifying the gaps in the literature and prioritising issues and areas for future research. This Discussion Paper is essential reading for all those with a deep interest in gender, peace, development and security in Africa, particularly gender scholars, students, activists and practitioners.

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Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet , 2011. , 32 p.
Discussion Paper, ISSN 1104-8417 ; 63
Keyword [en]
Africa, Conflicts, Women’s role, Gender relations, Post-conflict reconstruction, Peacebuilding, Women’s participation, Security sector reform, Feminism
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Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1451ISBN: 978-91-7106-700-5OAI: diva2:458594
Available from: 2011-11-23 Created: 2011-11-23 Last updated: 2011-11-23Bibliographically approved

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