Gender, peace and security and the post-2015 framework

Read below the abstract form a new paper by Hannah Wright from Saferworld, entitled ‘Gender, peace and security and the post-2015 framework’:

“Over the past two decades, interest in the relationship between gender, peace and security has  increased dramatically, manifested in new research agendas, policy debates and development  programmes in conflict-affected countries. Perhaps the most high profile development has been the  passage of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 and subsequent resolutions2  on women,  peace and security, and the growing movement of civil society activists advocating for their  implementation. However, although debates on the shape of the post-2015 development framework  include strong calls for goals on both gender equality and peace and security, few actors have  explored the links between the two and asked what these may mean for the content of the framework.  Similarly, while advocates for the women, peace and security agenda call for concrete action by  governments to realise its aims, little attention has been paid to whether and how the post-2015  framework may provide a vehicle for making progress on this agenda. This paper aims to respond to  that challenge.”

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