Women’s engagement in the economic and social world (WP1439)

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We ask what prevents women engaging fully and discuss the conflict between the different roles expected of them. Contributors: Grace Mbugua, Founder and Organisational Director, Women’s Empowerment Link, Nairobi David Nájera, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Mexico, London

The role of women in peacemaking (WP1299)

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Discussions about what the Mindanao peace process is and how the role of women has changed in peacemaking and what the unintended consequences are of being involved. We talk about how can the role of women can prosper and not be inhibited by the cultural requirements of faith. Contributors are: Miriam Coronel Ferrer, Chairperson, GPH […]

Sexual violence in conflict – prosecution of offenders (WP1199)

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We talk about how offenders are pursued and what the practicalities are of prosecution. We also discuss what the special features are that might apply to addressing prosecuting the perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict. Contributors are: Wivine Mumba Matipa, Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Democratic Republic of the Congo Felicia […]

Sexual violence in conflict – collaboration between UN and Ministries [WP1199]

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After an explanation of the role of the Ministry of Gender and Development, we discuss how the UN addresses the problem and discuss protection, prevention and justice. We ask if the issue of violence against women is being seriously addressed. Contributors are: Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, New York Julia Duncan-Cassell, Minister of […]

FATA today: advancing policy implementation (WP1048)

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Examining how FATA might change in the future and what is needed for change to take place. This episode explores issues around education, employment, the role of women and options for all. We look at the unique location, customs and tribal background of the place and people.