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Gendered Security Harms in Nigeria’s Counterinsurgency Response

Gendered Security Harms in Nigeria’s Counterinsurgency Response

The overly simplistic understanding of gender in Nigeria’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS), along with the government’s failure to prioritize human rights in its security policy, together result in “gendered security harms."

UNSCR 1325 Has Fallen Short of its “Transformative Potential”

UNSCR 1325 Has Fallen Short of its “Transformative Potential”

Eighteen years later, the "gender perspective" required by Resolution 1325 has fallen short of its transformative potential. Peace practitioners must turn their gender lenses inward to examine their own cultures and practices as potentially part of the dual problems of gender inequality and insecurity.