Lessons learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on women’s participation in peacebuilding and post-conflict governance

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (SCR 1325, 2000) was hailed a victory for women’s rights activists around the world.

The adoption of the resolution represented a significant step forward in recognising the strategic contribution that women can make to peace and security policy, as well as acknowledging the increasing use of violence against women as a tactic of war.

Yet a decade later, women are still largely absent from peace negotiations. How can the policy be turned into practice, which impacts on the lives of women most affected by conflict?"

Latest Publications

Livestock marketing in Kenya - Ethiopia border areas: A baseline study

  • Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya
  • Co-authors: Overseas Development Institute
  • Published: July 2010

Identity, Citizenship and Federalism: The case of "New Nepal"

  • Countries: Nepal
  • Co-authors: Roopa Hinton
  • Published: June 2010

CARE Sri Lanka- Plantation Program

  • Countries: Sri Lanka
  • Published: June 2010

CARE Market Engagement Innovation Brief

  • Countries: South Africa, Zambia
  • Published: May 2010

The High Food Price Challenge: A Review of Responses to Combat Hunger

  • Co-authors: Frederic Mousseau
  • Published: January 2010

A Place for All: Community Development Forums

  • Countries: Sri Lanka
  • Published: January 2010