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- DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015This case study examines whether health system reconstruction in northern Uganda has promoted equality and created a health system that is gender equitable. Measuring the health system against the World Health Organization’s six health system building blocks, the case study highlights that northern Uganda needs a post-conflict recovery plan which is sensitive to gender concerns.DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015Sierra Leone is almost at the bottom in the Human Development Index, ranking 180th out of 187 countries. There is significant gender inequality where a mere 23% of women are literate, half the rate among men, while domestic violence is widespread.DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015This case study highlights that despite the challenges in integrating gender equity concerns into the health system in Timor-Leste, overall, the reform of the health system since conflict ended has benefited women’s health. In some areas, Timor-Leste has achieved some key targets, for example the proportion of births attended by a skilled health worker and contraceptive use.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2015With recent climatic and environmental changes occurring all across the globe, adaptation has been in the front line of development policies.Document2015The summer 2013 saw enormous public demonstrations in Istanbul which engraved an image of solidarity and change in the political history of Turkey. This sense of solidarity encompassed numerous, diverse groups from different political ideologies and identities, including prominent women and LGBT activists who have suffered from state oppression.DocumentInternational Rescue Committee, 2014EMAP is a one-year primary prevention intervention developed for humanitarian settings, created by the International Rescue Committee for. It provides staff in humanitarian settings with an evidence-based curriculum and field-tested approach for engaging men in transformative individual behaviour change, guided by the voices of women.Document
Living Peace Groups Implementation Manual and Final Project Report: GBV Prevention and Social Restoration in the DRC and Burundi - Promundo - ENWorld Bank, 2014This manual provides the resources and tools for organizations and practitioners in post-conflict settings based on work conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi to sustainably engage men in gender-based violence prevention through Living Peace groups.Document
Making human rights real: two Latin American experiences in the rights based approach to policymakingEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2015DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015This report is based on ten days of desk-based research and provides a short synthesis of the literature on the conflicts and violence in Kenya. Kenya is a large multi-ethnic country, with over 40 different ethnic groups and many overlapping conflicts.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2011The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and social development of the country.