Why Research on Gender and Conflict Matters

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  • At Crisis Group, we believe the interaction of gender and conflict is of central importance.

But we consider carefully what a gender perspective entails and the conceptual pitfalls we should avoid.

  • Robert Malley
  • ICG

For instance, women are not just victims, but have agency and choice.

Last October, Ethiopia appointed its first woman president, the only female leader of an African state today.

In many national parliaments, from Mexico to Rwanda, women now match or outnumber men.

One of the most powerful transitional justice forums in recent memory, held in…

That’s the good news.

Yet alongside these,,,

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