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Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley


Recent developments such as Sweden’s feminist foreign policy, the “Hillary doctrine,” and the integration of women into combat roles in the United States have propelled gender equality to the forefront of international politics. The UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, however, has been integrating gender equality into peacekeeping missions for nearly two decades—as part of the women, peace, and security agenda that was most clearly articulated in UN Security Council Resolution 1325. To what extent have peacekeeping operations achieved gender equality within the peacekeeping missions and ... More

Keywords: peacekeeping, United Nations, UN Security Council Resolution 1325, gender equality, gender, women, peace, and security, Liberia, sexual violence, security sector

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190602420
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602420.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sabrina Karim, author
Dartmouth Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security (2016-2017)

Kyle Beardsley, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University