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Women, Peace and Security
Women, Peace and Security
CARE undertakes holistic programmes in 77 countries to tackle gender based violence.

Women and girls are disproportionately exposed to violence in conflict and post-conflict situations. In addition they are excluded from peacebuilding. Only 1 in 40 peace agreement signatories over the past 25 years were women.

This results in ineffective global security policies and undermines womens rights. CARE advocates for the full implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women Peace and Security and other related resolutions, and undertakes holistic programmes in 77 countries to tackle gender based violence.

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Peacebuilding with Impact: Defining Theories of Change
"Focusing on theories of change can improve the effectiveness of peacebuilding interventions. ...
From Resolution to Reality
Lessons learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on women’s participation in peacebuildin ...
Peacebuilding: Consolidating the Peace
This report by ActionAid, CAFOD and CARE International is an independent analysis of the UN Peace ...
Civil-military relations: No Room for Humanitarianism in comprehensive approaches
This paper seeks to outline a number of issues arising from the politicisation and militarisation ...
Aid Reform: Addressing Conflict and Situations of Fragility
Violent conflict and ‘situations of fragility’ represent significant challenges for aid effec ...

Featured Conflict Project Work

  • Xoojinta Nabada (Strengthening Peace) in Somalia

    Xoojinta Nabada (Strengthening Peace) in Somalia

    Reducing conflict and violence through improved responsiveness of community conflict mechanisms and sustainable natural resource governance in four districts of Somaliland and Puntland.

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  • Conservation Agriculture Project (CARE Sierra Leone)

    Conservation Agriculture Project (CARE Sierra Leone)

    The conservation agriculture project aimed at increasing rural productivity through sustainable land use. Against a background of violent conflict between cattle farmers and arable famers the goal of the project was to support 11,000 farmers move from adopting shifting cultivation patterns to staying permanently on a piece of land all year round.

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  • Conflict prevention  in Yemen

    Conflict prevention in Yemen

    This project aims to reduce the potential for conflict between Somali refugees and host communities in Kharaz area, and to contribute to early warning and conflict prevention in Amran and Hajja Governorates among IDPs and host communities.

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