Guns and roses: Gender and Armed Violence in Africa (2007)

04 November 2007
This paper focuses specifically on the nature and extent of armed violence, including sexual violence, against women, both during and after armed conflict as well as within the family domain, thereby illustrating the linkages between the various forms of gender violence. It will also briefly describe some of the interventions aimed at addressing this issue, ranging from UN resolutions to local community based programmes.
Author:
Adèle Kirsten
Publisher:
UNDP
Original document:
http://www.undp.org/cpr/documents/armed_violence/AV_gender.pdf