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- DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1998How are gender equality issues relevant to the planning of housing programmes' Attempts to integrate a gender perspective in housing programmes have often focused on increasing the involvement of women-headed households.DocumentUnited Nations Security Council, 2000By adopting Resolution 1325 (2000), the Security Council declares the importance of integrating gender considerations in negotiating and implementing peace agreements and acknowledges the importance of women's role in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000Are women included in peace talks' Political negotiations on peace and security are still overwhelmingly dominated by men, but women are increasingly challenging their exclusion. A series of interviews with women leaders demonstrate that their participation in peace talks substantially contributed to making peace negotiations more sustainable.DocumentUnited Nations, 1998Violence and atrocities against women have been committed during armed conflicts throughout history. However for a long time the international community did not demonstrate much interest in addressing the issue. Only in the 1990s, was it recognised that abuses against women's human rights during armed conflict constitute a fundamental violation of international human rights law.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 1998The principles of gender equality and inclusion are the bases on which any attempt to achieve peace or democracy should be built. Yet women are not sufficiently protected in conflict situations, their needs are not met and they are often excluded from peace negotiations.DocumentConciliation Resources, 1997The burden of preserving the social order during conflicts often weighs on women. Women as survivors of war have special needs and perspectives that must be taken into account and incorporated into mechanisms of post-conflict reconstruction and peace-building.DocumentConciliation Resources, 1997The burden of preserving the social order during conflicts often weighs on women. Women as survivors of war have special needs and perspectives that must be taken into account and incorporated into mechanisms of post-conflict reconstruction and peace-building.Document
Background Paper on Mainstreaming Gender in the Humanitarian Response to Emergencies: XXXVI Meeting, Rome - 22-23 April 1999United Nations, 1999Emergencies and crisis situations have a different impact on women, girls, men and boys. During conflict, natural disasters, emergency and post-crisis situations women experience extreme changes in their lives. These are especially linked to an increase of violence, less access to health care, added stress on their livelihood strategies.Document
Policy Statement for the Integration of a Gender Perspective in Humanitarian Assistance: XXXI Meeting, Geneva - 31 May 1999United Nations, 1999The Interagency Standing Committee (IASC) is committed to the integration of a gender perspective into humanitarian responses and policies. Emergencies and disasters have a different impact on women and men.DocumentEuropean Parliament, 2000Women contribute substantially to peace-building efforts but are often excluded from negotiations and the decision-making process.