Women in Conflict and Peace

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What roles can women from marginalized communities play in conflict, peace-making and democratization? Which factors lie behind their involvement in armed conflict? What are the consequences of women’s inclusion and exclusion from peace-building activities? Drawing on case studies from Afghanistan, Myanmar, the Philippines and Rwanda, this publication analyzes the impact of women on intrastate conflict and peace-building.


The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports democracy worldwide. Rosalie Arcala Hall is a Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines Visayas. Sara E. Brown is the Stern Family Fellow. Jenny Hedström is a Programme Officer for International IDEA’s Democracy and Diversity Programme. Anna Larson is a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Joanna Pares Hoare has written extensively on the subject of women’s activism.