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New Article ‘Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War: Evidence from Jos, Nigeria’

My article on non-violence and local peacebuilding during ethno-religious conflict in the city of Jos in central Nigeria, published in African Affairs, is now available online before print here. This article analyses violence and non-violence in two almost contiguous neighbourhoods that … Continue reading

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Researching Gender, Peace and Security: A Conversation about Micro- and Macro-Dimensions

Video clip: A Research Team Conversation about the Gender Dimensions of Conflict, Armed Violence and Peacebuilding, with Team Members from Indonesia and Nigeria. For more info about this 6-year research project, see: http://www.genderdimensionsofconflict.org

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Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Here is the link to the timely Launch and Discussion of the edited volume  Gender, Peace and Security. Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (edited by Louise Olsson and Theodora-Ismene Gizelis), which I moderated on 18 September 2015 at the Graduate Institute … Continue reading

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New Book Chapter on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Actors, Victims and Power

My book chapter Revisiting Protection from Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Actors, Victims, and Power, has just been published in the edited volume Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UNSCR 1325, edited by Louise Olsson and Theodora-Ismene Gizelis. Conflict-related sexual violence has attracted unprecedented research … Continue reading

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New Publication on Women’s Peace Activism in Syria and beyond

My article, ‘A Wealth of Expertise and Lived Experience: Conversations between International Women Peace Activists at the ‘Women Lead to Peace Summit’ preceding the Geneva II Peace Talks on Syria, January 2014’, co-authored with Cynthia Enloe, has just been published in … Continue reading

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The Gender Dimensions of Conflict & Peacebuilding – Indonesia Kick-off Workshop and Local Researcher Training

The international research project ‘The Gender Dimensions of Social Conflict, Armed Violence and Peacebuilding’, that I lead and coordinate, held its kick-off workshop for the research period in Indonesia on 3-4 November 2014 at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. We were delighted to have Judith … Continue reading

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Why are combatant-aged men over-represented in Gaza casualty figures? A gender analysis could shed light on conflicting claims

Casualty numbers from conflict zones are notoriously difficult to gather and verify. According to a UN report, as of 10 August, 1,948 Palestinians have been killed, of which at least 1,402 were civilians. An analysis of these numbers by the New … Continue reading

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