Gender, Participation and Leadership
Financing gender-inclusive peace: Gaps in implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda (June 2021)
Gender and Violent Extremism
Latest research project: Gender Constructs and Role Adoption in Violent Extremism (2019)
This project examines how constructs of masculinity and femininity facilitate or challenge role adoption in far-right, far-left and radical Islamist violent extremism. It examines the interplay of gender identity, socio-economic status, and ideological beliefs in determining individual radicalisation pathways.
Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security
Analyses of Australia's second national action plan (NAP) on women, peace and security (WPS) 2021-2031
Our Monash GPS researchers provided thematic analyses of Australia's second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (2021-2031). Themes covered in the report include: feminist credentials in the new NAP Australia, monitoring and evaluation, women's participation in peace processes, sexual and gender-based violence in fragile and conflicted-affected settings, countering and preventing violent extremism, inclusive economies, climate change, humanitarian action, stabilisation and disaster management, health emergencies, young women, and children.
Prevention of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Latest research project: Impact of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence on the Dynamics of Conflict (2020-)
This project aims to understand the impact of sexual and gender-based violence on the dynamics of conflict. With an innovative mixed method design it will study all reported incidences of sexual and gender-based violence in 41 conflict-affected countries between 1998 and 2018.
Inclusive Economies and Enduring Peace
Latest research from Caring for carers: addressing the marginalisation of peacebuilding practitioners with care responsibilities project.
(Toolkit): Building Success in Development and Peace Building by Caring for Carers (2021)
The toolkit covers carers in the international development sector and is the latest toolkit in the WICID Methods Lab Toolkit Series.
Gendered Impacts of COVID-19
The Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 collection brings a gender lens to discussions around the COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery. Drawing upon the expertise and research from four centres across Monash University, this collection provides gender-sensitive analysis on peace and security, humanitarian settings and women’s rights, gender-based violence, the economy, caring and social reproduction responsibilities, and health and well-being.