The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security

TitleThe Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsDavies, Sara, and Jacqui True
PublisherOxford University Press
CityNew York
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The Oxford Handbook on Women, Peace, and Security examines the significant and evolving international Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda, which scholars and practitioners have together contributed to advancing over almost two decades. Fifteen years since the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), the WPS agenda has never been more salient on the agenda of states and international organizations. The Global Study of 1325 (“Preventing Conflict, Securing Peace”) commissioned by the UN Secretary-General and released in September 2015, however, found that there is a major implementation gap with respect to UNSCR 1325 that accounts for the gaping absence of women’s participation in peace and transitional decision-making processes. [Oxford University Press]

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