Windows of opportunity how women seize peace negotiations for political change

'Windows of Opportunity' illustrates how women's advocacy groups seize peace negotiations to reconfigure their role in the state. Women's groups overcome many challenges to gain access to peace talks and ensure women's rights are included in peace agreements. They do this by...

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Main Author: Anderson, Miriam J. (Author)
Language:English
Series:Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:'Windows of Opportunity' illustrates how women's advocacy groups seize peace negotiations to reconfigure their role in the state. Women's groups overcome many challenges to gain access to peace talks and ensure women's rights are included in peace agreements. They do this by forming advocacy groups based on a gender-based identity to transcend the divisions of the conflict, framing the peace negotiations as forums where their interests are at stake, and, when necessary, working with transnational feminist allies.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
ISBN:9780190239558 (ebook)