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The Istanbul Convention as a Response to Violence: Voices of a Young Generation

On 20 July 2020, Monash University’s Gender Peace & Security Centre hosted a seminar on Niemi, Peroni & Stoyanova (eds), International Law and Violence against Women: Europe and the Istanbul Convention<

14 August, 2020
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New mobile app to boost role of women in peace processes

A mobile app has been launched to help embed women’s rights in peace negotiations in the Arab world and beyond. Researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Monash in Australia and InclusivePeace in Geneva, have developed the data and

2 July, 2020
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PeaceFem App

PeaceFem is a mobile phone app that illustrates women’s inclusion in peace processes around the world. PeaceFem provides information about strategies women’s rights advocates have used to influence peace agreements,

1 July, 2020
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Insecurity, gender and violent extremism in the era of Covid-19

Feminist security scholars argue that social security – or, human security – is inextricably related to, and essential for creating safe, secure and peaceful societies, that are resilient against extremism(s). During the Covid-19

25 June, 2020
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Consequences of the Pandemic on Conflicts in Asia: Challenges and Recommendations

The intersection of Covid-19 and conflict in Asia is likely to compound the difficulties in effectively responding to the pandemic as well as increase the likelihood of the escalation or recurrence of armed conflict. There are, however, a number

24 June, 2020
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Governor-General David Hurley visits Monash GPS

Last week, the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley met with Professor Margaret Gardner AC, President and Vice Chancellor of Monash University, Professor

22 June, 2020

Open Access Articles: Gender and Foreign Policy

The special issue on gender and foreign policy, edited by Professor Karin Aggestam and Professor Jacqui True in Foreign Policy Analysis (Volume 16, Issue 2), is open access until 10 July 2020.

22 June, 2020
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Mapping the cost of the pandemic to women in the Indo-Pacific

A new survey is a wake-up call for governments and organisations to direct urgent funding to women’s peace and security.

13 June, 2020
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New Research: Gender-based violence and help-seeking behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre has published a new report on 'Responding to the ‘shadow pandemic’: practitioner views on the nature of and responses to violence against women in Victoria, Australia during the

12 June, 2020