CATEGORY: I Know Gender

I Know Gender 11: Women, Peace and Security

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Learning Modality: Self-paced

Date: Available online all year

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes.

Language: English and , FrenchSpanish

Tuition fee: Free

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Considering the different needs of women, men, boys and girls in armed conflict and emergency situations makes peace building, recovery measures and security policies more efficient and comprehensive. This module shall give you an overview of gender and women’s rights in peace and security contexts, the international framework for advancing these, and concrete examples from the field on how to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in peacebuilding and security initiatives.

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Approximately 50 minutes.

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All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues

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A Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer and Flash software is needed in order to view the course. Please note that the course will open in a separate pop-up window, therefore please ensure that pop-up blockers are de-activated. The participant will need a set of headphones or speakers as the course includes audio throughout the entire course.