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Germany’s National Action Plan cannot ignore domestic violence

The German National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) almost exclusively refers to foreign policy instruments, while domestic challenges or policies are merely mentioned, which leads to neglecting gender inequalities, and racist

Monash GPS - Blog 21 October, 2020

COVID-19 and Crimes Against the Poor in Colombia

On 9 September 2020, on the streets of Bogotá, Javier Ordoñez was murdered by Colombian police for violating social distancing rules. The murder and the deadly protests that erupted in its wake across Bogotá and elsewhere in Colombia

Monash GPS - Blog 2 October, 2020
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What Indonesia’s stint on the UN Security Council means for peace-building in the Indo-Pacific region

Recently, Indonesian diplomacy in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) achieved a milestone, and reflected the nation’s increasing contribution to peacekeeping on the global stage.

7 September, 2020
Monash University news

Indonesia’s UN Security Council drive for inclusive peace and security

Jakarta is seeking to boost its regional leadership taking up the issue of women’s roles in peacebuilding.

2 September, 2020
Monash University news

Post-Conflict Gender-Responsive Security Sector Reform: Risk Versus Opportunities

Given that effective security and justice sector institutions are fundamental to sustainable peace, Security Sector Reform (SSR) – the reform or (re)construction of security and justice sector institutions – remains central

2 September, 2020
Monash University news

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
Monash University news

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