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    Tip Sheet on Housing Programmes and Equality between Women and Men

    Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 1998
    How 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.
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    Participation of Women in Peace-building, Post-conflict Reconstruction

    United Nations Security Council, 2000
    By 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.
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    Women at the Peace Table: Making a Difference.

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 2000
    Are 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.
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    Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict: United Nations Response.

    United Nations, 1998
    Violence 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.
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    Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security.

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 1998
    The 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.
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    Gender and Conflict in Sierra Leone

    Conciliation Resources, 1997
    The 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.
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    Gender and Conflict in Sierra Leone

    Conciliation Resources, 1997
    The 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.
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    Background Paper on Mainstreaming Gender in the Humanitarian Response to Emergencies: XXXVI Meeting, Rome - 22-23 April 1999

    United Nations, 1999
    Emergencies 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.
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    Policy Statement for the Integration of a Gender Perspective in Humanitarian Assistance: XXXI Meeting, Geneva - 31 May 1999

    United Nations, 1999
    The 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.
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    European Parliament Report on Participation of Women in Peaceful Conflict Resolution

    European Parliament, 2000
    Women contribute substantially to peace-building efforts but are often excluded from negotiations and the decision-making process.

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