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PRIO Researcher Gives Talk on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

PRIO Researcher Gives Talk on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Monday, 05 Aug 2019

On 2 August, Julie Marie Hansen gave a talk about sexual violence in armed conflict at KSAS, Humanity Institute in Myitkyina, Myanmar. Hansen introduced current theories on the causes and consequences of conflict-related sexual violence, and an overview of efforts to prevent and mitigate the impact of this type of violence.




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PRIO Researchers Contribute to New Book on Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar: Between Feminism and Ethnopolitics

PRIO Researchers Contribute to New Book on Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar: Between Feminism and Ethnopolitics

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019

The book describes women’s efforts as agents for change in Myanmar and examines the potential of the peace process as an opportunity for women’s empowerment.

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Successful Thesis Defense by Lynn Nygaard

Successful Thesis Defense by Lynn Nygaard

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019

​Lynn Nygaard has successfully defended her doctoral thesis in education at the Institute of Education, University College London. Her thesis, “Ready or Not: Negotiating Gender and Institutional Environment on the Path to Professorship,” uses PRIO as a case study for examining how expectations related to gender and the institutional environment create sites of negotiation in everyday writing and publishing practices that shape readiness to apply for promotion. 

Congratulations Lynn!

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New Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update Out

New Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update Out

Friday, 28 Jun 2019

The June 2019 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out now.

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Launch in Bamako of PRIO Paper on Women’s Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali

Launch in Bamako of PRIO Paper on Women’s Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali

Monday, 24 Jun 2019

​On 20 June, the PRIO Paper on Women's Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali was launched in Bamako, Mali. The launch was well-attended by representatives from a broad spectrum of organizations. Approximately 50 representatives from UN entities, embassies, NGOs, civil society organizations, women's organizations, and the Malian research community attended the launch.

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