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4 November 2005


“Mainstreaming Men into Gender and Development” by Sylvia Chant and Matthew Gutmann. An Oxfam Working Paper, which aims to incorporate men in gender and development interventions at the grassroots level.

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Women and War Economies. “The challenges of war economies: the role of the international community and civil society organisation” by Volker Boge and Angelika Spelten

A paper in the Berghof-Handbook series, which discusses the ‘Lack of Gender Sensitivity’ in recent war economy studies. It argues that this gender insensitivity is reflected in policy recommendations and concludes that to amend this, the neglect of the specific role of women in the combat economy, the shadow economy and the coping economy deserve more detailed study.

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"Women in Decision Making - Achieving Peace and Economic Justice"

This conference will explore how women are making decisions in conflict and post conflict regions, what UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security has achieved and how it can be strengthened, as well as the ways in which economic injustices affect women and how they can be empowered. Is it possible to prepare a UN resolution on economic justice and women modelled on SCR 1325? For list of speakers, more information and registration, click here.

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“Trafficking of women in Eastern Europe: Understanding the issues”
(22 Jan. 2005) In this article Rochelle Jones (Association for Women’s Rights in Development) interviews La Strada-Ukraine on their program on the prevention of trafficking of women from Central and Eastern Europe.

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