Peace and conflict

Peace and conflict

26 September 2019
The ideological conviction was often deeper among the women who joined the ISIS than among the men who did the same, according to researchers.
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.
16 November 2016
How can gender perspectives be coaxed into a world of male researchers? The gender group at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) did it by knocking on doors and demanding new ways of thinking.
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.

16 April 2012

Women and men, boys and girls may have different needs and personal resources in a crisis situation. But how easy is it for humanitarian aid workers to remember this when they are surrounded by people in crisis?

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.

26 August 2011

Internally displaced women in Colombia are organizing themselves to secure their rights to housing, education and health care. But along with this come threats, violence and dissatisfied husbands. Is it worth it?

14 June 2010

Ten years after UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security was adopted by the UN Security Council, the issue of the role of women in war and conflict has achieved a prominent place on the international agenda. Researcher Torunn Tryggestad is concerned that the intense focus on sexual violence weakens the implementation of other crucial aspects of the resolution.

7 April 2010

Rape camps, sexual torture and gang rape. In times of war some men become brutal assailants. Many people have asked why this is so. Psychologist Inger Skjelsbæk wants to ask the perpetrators themselves.

Publikasjoner

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Kolås, Åshild (ed.)
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2019
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Rupesinghe, Natasja, Eli Stamnes & John Karlsrud
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2019
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Olsson, Louise & Theodora-Ismene Gizelis
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2019
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Graham, George et al.
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2019
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Begikhani, Nazand, Wendelmoet Hamelink & Nerina Weiss
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2018
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Østby, Gudrun, Henrik Urdal, Andreas Forø Tollefsen, Andreas Kotsadam, Ragnhild Belbo & Christin Ormhaug
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2018
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Skjelsbæk, Inger
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2018
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Demetriou, Olga and Maria Hadjipavlou
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2018
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Davies, Sara and Jacqui True
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2017
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Kolås, Åshild
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2017
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Kolås, Åshild
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2017
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von der Lippe, Berit and Rune Ottosen
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2017
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Heiselberg, Maj Hedegaard
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2016
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Christensen, Ann Dorte & Palle Rasmussen
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2016