Women Peace and Security Online Course.
We live in a world where the scale and egregiousness of violent conflicts are increasing and where all evidence suggests that their effects on the human rights of women and girls are severe and all intensifying. Girls and women experience human insecurity differently from men and are subjects to gender hierarchies and power inequalities that exacerbate their insecurity because of their lower status, girls and women are less likely to articulate and act upon their security needs as compared to men…
It is now recognized that conflict prevention, recovery and peace building cannot succeed if half the population is excluded. Conflict prevention, peace agreements, post-conflict reconstruction, and governance is more effective when women are involved and when their needs and priorities are taken into account.This e-learning course provides participants with an understanding of how a gender lens is critical to all elements of peacebuilding, conflict resolution and recovery work, initiatives and policy. It outlines the normative framework around women’s rights and peacebuilding, security sector governance, approaches to transitional justice, security policy making and awareness raising on women’s and gender issues.
The following are the Key Thematic areas of Study
- Introduction to women, peace and security
- Theories to peace and security
- Women and gender issues in peace building
- Gendered violence and shifting paradigms on women, peace and security
- The normative framework around women, peace and security
- The 3 Ps of Women, peace and security: participation, prevention and protection
- Implementation of the women, peace and security agenda at the international, regional, national and local levels
- Challenges faced by women in peace and security
1st October 2019
The course participation fee is 400 USD . You will receive an invoice by email after registration. More information is available in the event link provided in this page. Registration will be closed as soon as the course is full and your place is secured once your payment is confirmed.
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