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On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn


Gender oppression has been a feature of war and conflict throughout human history, yet until fairly recently, little attention has been devoted to addressing the consequences of violence and discrimination experienced by women in post-conflict states. Thankfully, that is changing. Today, in a variety of post-conflict settings—the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Colombia, Northern Ireland—international advocates for women’s rights have focused bringing issues of sexual violence, discrimination, and exclusion into peace-making processes. This book considers such policies in a range of cases and ... More

Keywords: gender oppression, war, conflict, women’s rights, gender mainstreaming, gender equality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195396645
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fionnuala Ni Aolain, author
University of Minnesota Law School

Dina Francesca Haynes, author
New England Law

Naomi Cahn, author
George Washington University Law School