Gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (Rapid Literature Review)

This rapid literature review, in annotated bibliography format, collates literature published in 2013 and early 2014

Abstract

This rapid literature review, in annotated bibliography format, collates a large amount of literature published in 2013 and 2014 (up to April 2014) on the topic of gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations. It is not a systematic or exhaustive review, but does provide a comprehensive overview of the literature available. It includes all types of available written material, including peer-reviewed articles, impact evaluations, policy papers, NGO position papers, toolkits, and UN documents.

The report covers 7 themes:

  • gender and justice
  • women’s leadership and political participation
  • women’s access to economic empowerment and opportunities
  • combatting sexual and gender based violence
  • women, peace and security
  • responsiveness of plans and budgets to gender equality
  • gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Citation

Browne, E.; Haider, H.; Oddsdottir, F.; Rohwerder, B.; Strachan, A.L. Gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (Rapid Literature Review). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2014) 85 pp.

Gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (Rapid Literature Review)

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