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Development, Women, and War

Feminist Perspectives (Development in Practice Readers Series)

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oxfam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conflict resolution,
  • Development studies,
  • Other warfare & defence issues,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women in development,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Middle East,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • General,
  • Women and war

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHaleh Afshar (Editor), Deborah Eade (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8301204M
    ISBN 100855984872
    ISBN 109780855984878

    The inter-linkages between women’s development, peace, security, and human rights cannot be denied. Still women continue to be absent from formal peace negotiations especially in Africa. For example, despite the relentless grassroots efforts of the women of Sierra Leone to end civil war, they were left out in the final negotiations of the. UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality.

    But the war proved to be more of an economic inconvenience than a real trial for most people. Of course, all that military hardware had a hefty price tag. The federal government spent about $ billion during World War II — or twice as much as it had spent in total for the entire history of . United States In World War I, 13, women enlisted in the US Navy, mostly doing clerical work–“the first [women in US history].to be admitted to full military rank and status.” The Army hired women nurses and telephone operators to work overseas, but as civilian employees (although in uniform). Plans for women’s auxiliary corps – to perform mostly clerical, supply, and.

    development of this book: Kimana Zulueta-Fuelscher, Melanie Allen, Nana bolstered by the development of a policy framework on women, peace and security that began with the Sierra Leone’s civil war and the signing of the Lomé Peace Accord in Welcome to the online home of University of Massachusetts Press. We publish scholarship, literature, and books for general readers that reflect the quality and diversity of intellectual life on our campuses, in our region, and around the world. Housed on the Amherst campus, UMass Press is proud to operate the Juniper Literary Prizes and publish the Bright Leaf imprint.


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