5 edition of Women in Zones of Conflict found in the catalog.
by McGill-Queen"s University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||168|
The Women in Conflict Zones Network, an international network of researchers, has generated empirical material and analyses from many regions and countries afflicted by war. The title of our group indicates a concern with women, and it has meant in practice both that the women we have studied have been situated in places of conflict and that. widespread violence against women and girls, as well as the harsh involvement of children in armed conflict. Women and girls also suffer sexual violence in conflict zones, including many allegations of abuse committed by UN Peacekeepers and soldiers. Disturbingly, although such .
The current conflict situation in Somalia is another example of the crimes committed against women and children during war. According to Human Rights Watch, internally displaced people in Somalia are suffering sexual violence in the form of gang rape and other forms of abuse in . The Women in Conflict Zones Symposium on Friday, Ap , will feature a keynote/public lecture by Shahrazad Mojab of the University of Toronto, followed during the day by a panel and a workshop designed to explore various conflict zones (e.g., Palestine, Iran (Kurds), Algeria, Sudan, Mexico, Lebanon, Cuba, Eritrea, Tunisia, Philippines.
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WICZ | Women in Conflict Zones defines ‘conflict’ as any situation where women’s human rights are being challenged or violated. These Women in Zones of Conflict book are unfortunately not only restricted to circumstances of war or conflict, but they extend into the wider domestic, cultural.
Filling a void in feminist studies of women and war, Women in Zones of Conflict challenges the traditional view, which suggests a natural connection between women and pacifism, based on the feminine qualities of caring, cooperation, and empathy.
Feminist studies of nationalism also envision women as either victimized by patriarchy within Author: Tami Amanda Jacoby.
Throughout history, women and girls have often been targeted in wartime for violence, especially sexual violence. They have also been excluded from conflict prevention and resolution efforts. Tami Amanda Jacoby investigates the constraints and opportunities for women's civic engagements in zones of conflict through a case study of three women's political movements in Israel: Women in Green, The Jerusalem Link, and the lobby for women's right to fight in the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).
Sexual violence against women and girls is widespread in conflict and used as a war tactic. Reports from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the extent of conflict-related sexual violence range from 18 to 40 per cent among women and girls and between 4 and 24 per cent among men and boys.
Domestic violence, trafficking, child marriage, are also exacerbated during conflict. Women in conflict zones. Publication date: 3 April Author: Paula San Pedro Downloads Women in conflict zones Learn more Conflicts and disasters.
Yemen. Iraq. No-one can escape the devastating grip of war. For women, it can mark a point of no return. But it can also be a door to new opportunities. Women usually don’t start wars, but they do suffer heavily from the consequences. Conflict spurs much higher rates of sexual violence. It renders women acutely vulnerable to poverty, the loss of jobs and the destruction of assets such as homes.
Essential health services crumble, underlined by a maternal mortality rate that is times higher on average, in conflict and post-conflict countries.
"Insightfully and lucidly maps the gendered contours of militarized conflict, from war zones to refugee camps, and across continents as diverse as Africa, South Asia, Central America and Europe.
This exciting book provides a variety of incisive feminist critiques of ethnic-nationalism, disputes over oil rights, and discourses about religious fundamentalism.
Women and Armed Conflict. It is estimated that close to 90 per cent of current war casualties are civilians, the majority of whom are women and children, compared to a century ago when 90 per.
WOMEN & CONFLICT, women and conflict: an introductory guide to programming While conflict inflicts suffering on everyone, women are particularly affected by its short- and long-term effects. Sexual assault and exploitation are frequently employed as tools of war; victimization leads.
The book written predominantly for young adults and published in December has also been used by NGOs to talk to younger children about the different strands of life in these zones. Women Entrepreneurs Participation Mapping the Status Quo Recommendations Conclusion together a very important book.
Brad Feld Foundry Group January ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN CONFLICT ZONES FOREWORD 09 FOREWORD ‘Entrepreneurship in Conflict Zones’ is, to my knowl-edge, the first comprehensive, contribution to highlighting the experiences.
In conflict zones from Iraq and Afghanistan to Guatemala and Somalia, the rules of war are changing dramatically. Distinctions between battlefield and home, soldier and civilian, state security and domestic security are breaking down. In this especially timely book, a powerful group of international authors doing feminist research brings the highly gendered and racialized dimensions of these.
Women may commit violence during conflict for various reasons, although in other situations they may avoid armed conflict (answer A). Women are sometimes involved in peace processes (answer B), but are too often pushed to the side. Women may occupy higher positions of power in post-conflict situations, but this depends on many factors, notably.
"Filling a void in feminist studies of women and war, Tami Amanda Jacoby investigates the constraints and opportunities for women's civic engagement in zones of conflict through a case study of three political movements in Israel: Women in Green, The Jerusalem Link, and the lobby for women's right to fight in the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).".
On Saturday April 13that pm, NeMe invites you to the launch of Anna Prodromou’s book Women in Conflict Zones-A collection of Interviews of Cypriot Women which showcases a collection of interviews featuring Cypriot women from different backgrounds and cultures. Coomaraswamy, Radhika (): Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective: Violence against Women Perpetrated and/or Condoned by the State During Times of Armed Conflict (–).
UN ECOSOC Report (E/CN.4//73). Google Scholar. The purpose of this book is to examine and discuss the violence perpetrated against women in politically conflicted or militarized areas.
The voices of Palestinian women show how militaristic values and policies affect female victimisation and agency in conflict s: 2. We're excited to announce that the book "Women in Conflict Zones - A Collection of Interviews of Cypriot Women" by Anna Prodromou has been published by Erker Publishing House.
The launch of the book was held under the auspices of the Australian High Commission in Cyprus on 4 April, at hrs at the Centre for Visual Arts & Research (CVAR.
Irrespective of their capacity as civilians or combatants, women face systematic disadvantages that are the product of gender inequality, which generally intensify during armed conflict.
Wars are no longer fought in secluded combat zones – the battlefield is in the midst of the civilian population. Get this from a library! Women in zones of conflict: gender structures and women's resistance in Israel.
[Tami Amanda Jacoby]. Trafficking out of and through conflict zones. Trafficking out of and through conflict zones takes many forms, though the primary manifestation is the trafficking of refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), or migrants.
People attempting to flee their homes, or trying to send family members out of conflict zones, are extremely vulnerable.Shalhoub-Kevorkian, N. c. ‘ Counter-Spaces as Resistance in Conflict Zones: Palestinian Women Recreating a Home’.
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