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dc.contributor.authorRimmer, SH
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-16T23:48:05Z
dc.date.available2018-08-16T23:48:05Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.issn1875-4104
dc.identifier.doi10.1163/18754112-02001005
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/101012
dc.description.abstractThis article argues that there are two barriers to operationalising the Women Peace and Security resolutions at the mission level that deserve further attention. The first barrier is that the legal architecture has flaws, and does not seem to be matched with a commensurate political commitment that shapes the high-level UN response at the level of mandate. The second barrier relates to the institutional ability to deliver a peacekeeping mission with gender equality at its heart, related to the capacity of domestic militaries. The article argues that there needs to be deeper thinking about the capabilities of modern militaries to fulfil complex peace operations which contain the imperative for gender sensitive for conflict analysis, planning, security sector reform, disarmament, DDR, and disaster response. The slow progress of gender reform of militaries is hindering credible regulatory responses in UN missions. The article concludes that this creates lingering distrust of military intervention as a tool to protect women and girls, even from conflict-related sexual violence, even in a peace-keeping context.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherMartinus Nijhoff
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom49
dc.relation.ispartofpageto68
dc.relation.ispartofissue1-2
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of International Peacekeeping
dc.relation.ispartofvolume20
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolitical science
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolicy and administration
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode4408
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode4407
dc.titleBarriers to Operationalising the 'Women, Peace & Security' Doctrine in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Law
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorHarris Rimmer, Susan G.


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