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War's Offensive on Women: The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan

Julie A. Mertus ; with a case study on Afghanistan by Judy A. Benjamin
Format
Book
Published
West Hartford, Conn. : Kumarian Press, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
1565491181 (cloth : alk. paper), 1565491173 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Introducing a Gender Perspective in Humanitarian Action 1
  • Analytical Tools 13
  • 2 Applying a Gender Perspective 19
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: Uprooted Women 21
  • Kosovo: Uprooted Women and Children 37
  • Afghanistan: Women Survivors of War under the Taliban 52
  • Conclusion: Three Stages of Inquiry 69
  • 3 Clarifying the Legal Framework 71
  • Historical Treatment of Gender in Conflict 72
  • Humanitarian and Refugee Law 79
  • Human Rights Law 90
  • 4 Looking Ahead 103
  • Trend 1 Creation of Gender Policies and Gender Strategies 103
  • Trend 2 Increased Organizational Awareness of Gender and Human Rights 106
  • Trend 3 Integration of Gender into Agency Activities 107
  • Trend 4 Programmatic Innovations Pertaining to Gender 108
  • Trend 5 Supporting International Activities as Triggers for Change 110
  • Trend 6 Development of Nomenclature 113
  • Trend 7 Tensions between Agency Policies and Operational Constraints 114
  • Trend 8 Increasing Advocacy Activities 116.
Description
xiii, 157 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "For the Humanitarianism and War Project".
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-147) and index.
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