This book examines how the Security Council has approached issues of gender equality since 2000. Written by academics, activists and practitioners the book challenges the reader to consider how women's participation, gender equality, sexual violence and the prevalence of economic disadvantages might be addressed in post-conflict communities.
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Table of ContentsRethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security: An Introduction; Dianne Otto and Gina Heathcote PART I: SHAME 1. The Grip of Sexual Violence: Reading UN Security Council Resolutions on Human Security; Karen Engle 2. Participation, Gender and Security; Gina Heathcote 3. Shaming the State: Sexual Offences by UN Military Peacekeepers and the Rhetoric of Zero Tolerance; Róisín Burke PART II: HOPE 4. The Road to (and from) 'Recovery': A Multidisciplinary Feminist Approach to Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding; Laura J. Shepherd 5. Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: Linking Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific; Sharon Bhagwan Rolls 6. Gender and Transnational Police Reform: Lessons from the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands; Stephanie Cousins PART III: DANGER 7. Beyond Stories of Victory and Danger: Resisting Feminism's Amenability to Serving Security Council Politics; Dianne Otto 8. Security Council Resolution 1325: A Tool for Conflict Prevention?; Felicity Ruby 9. Increasing Women's Presence in Peacekeeping Operations: The Rationales and Realities of 'Gender Balance'; Olivera Simi? PART IV: SILENCES 10. Systematic Silencing: Addressing Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath; Chloé Lewis 11. Security Council Resolution 1325: Age and Gender in Conflict and the Future of Feminist Activism; Cara Gleeson, Sharna de Lacy, May Maloney and Fiona McAlpine 12. The Political Economy of Gender in UN Peacekeeping; Jacqui True PART V: CONCLUSIONS 13. Concluding Remarks: Establishing Common Ground between Feminism and the Military; Judith Gardam and Dale Stephens