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20 October 2005
How can the reconstruction of “civil society” in war-torn countries open the door for women to get more involved?
Women can create an autonomous political space here argues the 14th part of the Toolkit (by IA and WWP).

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“Must Boys Be Boys? Ending Sexual Exploitation & Abuse in UN Peacekeeping Missions” (refugeesinternational.org, 18/10/05). UN peacekeeping missions recklessly step down on 1325 shows Refugees International report.

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“Report Says Abuse by U.N.'s Blue-Helmets Persists” (Bojana Stoparic, womensenews.org, 10/18/05)
Bojana Stoparic points out that, sexual abuses by UN blue helmets are not new.

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From the archive: “It’s the nations, stupid!” (Ian Williams, opendemocracy.net, 15/09/05).
Beyond black and white: what was lost at the last UN summit and what can still be done?

Trade deals, Brexit and disaster capitalism

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