Gender and Security

Year

2015
1.01.2015 - 31.05.2015

Location

Reykjavík, Iceland (view on map)

Participation

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A women pointing at the label: inclusive peace and securityThis theme brought attention to the importance of gender in the debate on security; examine the concept of human security versus national security, and the role of women in conflicts, peace processes and post-conflict reconstruction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellow during the campaign to raise awareness on gender equality issues.

Long Description

The aim of the course is to increase the fellow‘s ability to understand, discuss and advocate for the gender dimensions of security in practical terms, especially with regards to relevant UNSC resolutions, security sector reform and emergency operations. It examines the concept of human security versus national security and the role of women in conflicts, peace processess and postconflict reconstruction. Gender-based violence and sexual violence as a tactic of warfare is of special focus.

On successful completion of this module fellows should:

  • Be able to understand and explain the links between gender and security.
  • Have the ability to outline positions and roles of women in conflicts, peace pocesses and post-conflict reconstruction .
  • Have the capacity to analyse and demonstrate key issues and possible solutions related to gender and security in their home countries.
  • Be able to think up strategies for empowering women in conflicts, and increasing their involvement in peace pocesses and post-conflict reconstruction.
  • Understand how gender based violence and sexual violence are used as tactics of warfare.

Attendees

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Ivan Dioclésio Titosse

2015 | Gender Based Violence
Mozambique
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Limbani Zakeyo Phiri

2015 | Gender Based Violence
Malawi
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Lusungu Zinzile Kayira

2015 | Gender and Employment
Malawi
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Martha Eveness Mtenje

2015 | Gender Policies
Malawi
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Nadia N. S. Shoka

2015 | Gender and Education, Gender Responsive Budgeting
Palestinian Territories
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Shaista Serena Costa Jose de Araújo

2015 | Gender Based Violence
Mozambique
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Tony H. M. Bero

2015 | Gender Based Violence
Palestinian Territories
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Victor Kondwani Maulidi

2015 | Gender and Political Representation
Malawi
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Willy Nkumbi

2015 | Gender Based Violence
Uganda
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Zélia Duda Francisco dos Santos

2015 | Gender and Education
Mozambique