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About Pablo Castillo Diaz

Pablo Castillo Díaz is a Policy Specialist at UN Women, focusing on efforts to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, post-conflict, and emergency settings; mainstream gender equality in peacekeeping operations; and engaging with the Security Council on women, peace and security. Before joining the United Nations in 2009, he taught international politics at several universities in the US, including Rutgers, Fordham, Queens and Lehman.

Articles by Pablo Castillo Diaz

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Hisland

This land is Hisland: the role of sexism in the US elections.

Zero tolerance or zero consequence?

Laudable yet formalistic plans, committees and laws have been put in place to address violence against women, yet impunity remains rampant. Should the measure of progress be more mechanisms or less violence ?

Guinea-Conakry: the price of political rape

The transition to democracy in Guinea-Conakry is both a lesson and a warning to those who would wield rape as an instrument of terror - whether in war or in peace.

War-related rape: shortchanged at the peace table

Pablo Castillo Diaz looks at the issues surrounding a recent meeting organised by the United Nations to address conflict-related sexual violence.
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