Daily Links - 11 October

11 October 2005

Once a conflict ends, reconstruction begins. The 7th part of the Toolkit investigates the importance of gender-sensitive approaches to post-conflict reconstruction.

1325 on trial, Counsel Opening: lack of implementation of 1325
(Harriet Babbitt, womenwagingpeace.net , 03/03/04)
If women make a difference, did 1325?

Perceptions of the Darfur community on the effects of the conflict on women and girls
(Kathambi Kinoti, AWID.org, 23/09/2005)
Victim of sexual violence and head of the household: how does the horror of Darfur affect women and girls? Kathambi Kinoti reviews the UNICEF report

"I was a woman in a warrior's world". (Janis Karpinski, The Guardian, 11/10/05)
The Abu Ghraib prison commander on her experience during the abuse scandal.

From our archive: "Intimate enemies: the inner dynamics of peace" (Gabrielle Rifkind, openDemocracy.net, 27/2/2002)
Gabrielle Rifkind, a group psychotherapist, analyses why peace processes' failures can find their roots in human relations

How can Americans fight dark money and disinformation?

Violence, corruption and cynicism threaten America's flagging democracy. Joe Biden has promised to revive it – but can his new administration stem the flow of online disinformation and shady political financing that has eroded the trust of many US voters?

Hear from leading global experts and commentators on what the new president and Congress must do to stem the flood of dark money and misinformation that is warping politics around the world.

Join us on Thursday 21 January, 5pm UK time/12pm EST.

Hear from:

Emily Bell Leonard Tow Professor of Journalism and director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia Journalism School

Anoa Changa Journalist focusing on electoral justice, social movements and culture

Peter Geoghegan openDemocracy investigations editor and author of 'Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics'

Josh Rudolph Fellow for Malign Finance at the Alliance for Securing Democracy

Chair: Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy 

Further speakers to be announced

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