Peacebuilding

Syrian Women: Peacebuilding

Women Making a Mark on Politics

This report is part of TIMEP-News Deeply’s Syria’s Women: Policies & Perspectives partnership. It first appeared on News Deeply’s website here. Amid War, Women Are Starting to Make a Mark on Syrian Politics Author: Federica Marsi The conflict in Syria...

Women in Local Security Forces

Summary Kurdish Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) now comprise 35–40 percent of Kurdish military forces and strive for gender equality both on the battlefield, where they command mixed-sex forces, and at home in Rojava, the Kurdish-controlled region of northern Syria. Inspired...

Women in Government and Peacebuilding

Summary Research demonstrates that peace agreements tend to last longer with women’s participation in their creation. Yet at the 2014 Geneva II Conference, not a single woman represented the Syrian regime or opposition delegation to the United Nations. Within Syria,...

Women, Demining Efforts in Syria

This report is part of TIMEP-News Deeply’s Syria’s Women: Policies & Perspectives partnership. It first appeared on News Deeply’s website here. Women at Forefront of Humanitarian Demining Efforts in Syria Author: Alexandra Bradford The explosive remnants of war pose a...