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Participation of Syrian Women in Political Processes 2012–2016, Literature Review

Participation of Syrian Women in Political Processes 2012–2016 Literature Review.

In this literature review, Kvinna till Kvinna seeks to identify some of the persistent challenges facing Syrian women’s participation in politics and in the peace processes, and proposes how the international community can better support a more comprehensive approach to women’s role in peace making.

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Building resilience - counteracting the shrinking space for women's rights

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A short folder on the issue of shrinking space and how it affects women’s rights and women human rights defenders.

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The gendered matter of violence

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The gendered matter of violence. Good practice and lessons learned from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia.

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Handbook – Gender and Conflict Sensitive Journalism (2015)

Handbook – Gender and Conflict Sensitive Journalism

Women are almost invisible when media reports about conflict. There are also rarely explanations of the backgrounds or contexts in which events occur. This handbook presents ways to offer a broader picture. Produced by Kvinna till Kvinna, authored by Pernilla Ahlsén.

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Violence against women in Iraq (2015)

Iraq fact sheet 2015

Fact sheet that addresses the impact the US led invasion has had on violence against women in Iraq, as well as presents statistics and discusses issues like the lack of legal support for victims, honour-related violence and child marriage.

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Kvinna till Kvinna's position towards the Sweden Democrats (2014)

Kvinna till Kvinna's position towards the Sweden Democrats

This policy describes Kvinna till Kvinna’s stance regarding the nationalistic Swedish political party the Sweden Democrats, together with examples on how it is carried out in practise.

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Change in progress! (2012)

Change in progress, The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation

Information brochure about The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, describing our background, our focus issues, how to support us etc. Can also be ordered by sending an e-mail to: info(at)kvinnatillkvinna.se.

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Women's security is ignored (2012)

Womens security is ignored

Fact sheet. Discrimination and violence against women in war and conflict is not viewed as a security issue within international security policy. And when violence against women continues even after a conflict has officially ended, the result is that peace does not reach all –

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Women give a voice to civil society (2012)

Women give a voice to civil society

Fact sheet. Many women’s organisations in conflict zones are fighting to strengthen women’s visibility and rights. They play an important role in the process for sustainable peace and democracy by sharing their knowledge and experiences with the community at large.

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Women are important in peace processes (2012)

Women are important in peace processes

Fact sheet. Giving representatives from the entire community a voice in the peace and reconciliation process is essential to achieve long-term peace. In most cases however, half of the population are excluded from this process.

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