My Friend Woman. A Qualitative Study of the United Nations Gender Balancing Strategy Examined Through the Perspectives of Local, Community Women

Master thesis Abstract: This thesis examines the assumed effects of the United Nations gender balancing strategy seen from a local perspective. More specifically, this is accomplished by placing local, community women at the forefront, letting their perspe ...
Period: 2017-05-2 to 2017-06-4 Countries: Liberia Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Grant recipient: Charlotte van Doorn Bernhard Project code: A31611 Total grant: 20,877 DKK
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Mobilizing Young Combatants in the Mano River Region

Research project The project investigates the mobilisation of male youth into violent networks and institutions across the borders of the conflict-ridden Mano River region of West Africa. By exploring the interplay between combatants, their recruiters and humanitaria ...This project has explored the mobilisation of young ex-combatants in the aftennath of the civil war in Sierra Leone. While a dominant logic of the internationally-directed peace process was that combatants should demobilise and adapt to civilian live ...
Period: 2008-12-30 to 2012-12-14 Countries: Guinea-Conacry Liberia Sierra leone Lead institution: Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Denmark Project code: 15-08-RCT Total grant: 398,628 DKK
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