Peace and conflict

Peace and conflict

28 November 2017
Congolese girl soldiers are labelled violent and sexual, also by international media and aid organisations. This hampers the girls’ reintegration, according to researcher Milfrid Tonheim.
11 May 2017
Oversimplified perceptions of gender roles in war and conflict reproduce gender stereotypes and existing inequalities, according to researcher Maria Eriksson Baaz.
27 February 2017
Being a journalist in war zones and armed conflicts is becoming increasingly dangerous. Most of the journalists killed in the field are men, but the concern is about the security of their female colleagues.
10 December 2015
State feminism. Gender quotas. Women’s research. Nobody can say that political scientist and gender equality strategist Helga Hernes (77) hasn’t left any traces behind.
25 May 2012

In DR Congo, 30 to 40 percent of the child soldiers are girls. They experience more sexual abuse and stigmatization and they receive less help than the boy soldiers. In spite of this, the girls get far less attention from the international community.

4 November 2011

“Women are peace-loving.” “Women are problem-solvers.” “Women are more empathetic than men.” Arguments such as these are often used to advocate for women’s participation in military operations. This is a risky road to go down, according to researcher Kathleen Jennings.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Davies, Sara and Jacqui True
Publisert:
2017
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Kolås, Åshild
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Kolås, Åshild
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
von der Lippe, Berit and Rune Ottosen
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Heiselberg, Maj Hedegaard
Publisert:
2016
Forfatter(e):
Christensen, Ann Dorte & Palle Rasmussen
Publisert:
2016