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Women and Politics of Peace : South Asia Narratives on Militarization, Power, and Justice

Contributor(s): Manchanda, Rita.
Publisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 2017Description: xl, 276p.ISBN: 9789386062628.Subject(s): Women -- Social Condition | Women and Peace Women and War -- South Asia | Transitional Justice Women - Political ActivityDDC classification: 303.660820954 Summary: This book discusses the experiences of women negotiating conflict and post-conflict situations to deliver transformative peace Inspired by the vision and values of women of the South Asian Peace Network, this volume fills a critical gap in the global Women Peace and Security (WPS) discourse. The chapters focus on the region’s multifaceted experiences and feminist expertise on women negotiating post-war–post-conflict situations structured around interlinked themes—women, participation and peacebuilding; militarization and violent peace and justice, impunity, and accountability. This volume looks at the efforts of women trying to deliver a transformative peace that questions gendered power relations while confronting the socio-cultural barriers that prevent them from participating in rebuilding conflict-affected societies to bring about just peace
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This book discusses the experiences of women negotiating conflict and post-conflict situations to deliver transformative peace

Inspired by the vision and values of women of the South Asian Peace Network, this volume fills a critical gap in the global Women Peace and Security (WPS) discourse. The chapters focus on the region’s multifaceted experiences and feminist expertise on women negotiating post-war–post-conflict situations structured around interlinked themes—women, participation and peacebuilding; militarization and violent peace and justice, impunity, and accountability.

This volume looks at the efforts of women trying to deliver a transformative peace that questions gendered power relations while confronting the socio-cultural barriers that prevent them from participating in rebuilding conflict-affected societies to bring about just peace

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