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Women, conflict, peace, and transformation 1

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Women, conflict, peace, and transformation 1

  1. 1. WOMEN, CONFLICT, PEACE, AND TRANSFORMATION: Rhetoric & Reality
  2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQZAGL2M_Us
  3. 3. SOME MAKE STEPS FORWARD,SOME ARE LEFT BEHIND
  4. 4. There has been progress in every But despite significant region, so that in 2011: advances:  173 countries guarantee  127 countries do not paid maternity leave explicitly criminalize rape  139 constitutions within marriage guarantee gender  61 countries severely restrict equality women’s rights to abortion  125 countries outlaw  53 percent of women work in domestic violence (see vulnerable employment Figure 1)  50 countries have a lower  117 countries have equal legal age of marriage for pay laws women than for men  115 countries guarantee  10-30 percent is the average women’s equal property pay gap between women rights and men2011-2012 Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justicehttp://progress.unwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/EN-Summary-Progress-of-the-Worlds-Women1.pdf
  5. 5. SO HOW ARE WE DOING IN THE UNITED STATES?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUgSQHeduZE&feature=related
  6. 6. DenmarkUnited LiberiaStates Republic of Korea Nigeria Kingdom of Bhutan Chile Iran Brazil Bangladesh
  7. 7. GLOBAL GENDER GAP INDEX 2011 http://www.weforum.org/issues/global-gender-gapCountry Ranking InconsistenciesDenmark 7 68 in Health & SurvivalUnited States 17 39 in H & S, 39 in Political EmpowermentChile 46 106 in Political EmpowermentBangladesh 69 11 in Pol. Empowerment, 118 in Education AttainmentBrazil 82 1 in H & S, 114 in Pol EmpowermentSouth Korea 107 78 in Health & SurvivalNigeria 120 consistentIran 125 85 in H & SBhutanLiberia
  8. 8. Country Rank (out of 187)Denmark http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/gii/ 3South Korea 11United States 47Chile 68Brazil 80Iran 92Bhutan 98Liberia 142Bangladesh 146Nigeria http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/gii/
  9. 9. WOMEN ANDEMPOWERMENT
  10. 10.  Annual Report documents UN Women’s work. (http://www.unwomen.org/resources/annu al-report/) Progress of the World’s Women 2011- 2012 outlines ten recommendations to make justice systems work for women. (http://progress.unwomen.org/wp- content/uploads/2011/06/EN-Summary- Progress-of-the-Worlds-Women1.pdf) Women’s Empowerment Principles: Equality Means Business (http://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/iss ues_doc/human_rights/Resources/WEP_ EMB_Booklet.pdf)
  11. 11. http://www.youtube.com/watchRanking Country and Percentage ?v=jE1k5-IdK4E # of Peacekeepers Female 1 Bangladesh – 10,245 2.3% 5 Nigeria – 5.714 5.5% 11 Brazil – 2,447 1.1% 34 South Korea – 634 2.4% http://www.youtube.com/watc h?v=cML_8Kzf2Hk&feature= 36 Chile – 529 2.1% relmfu 56 United States – 131 12.2% 83 Denmark – 31 3.2% 112 Iran – 2 0.0% --- Liberia --- Bhutan http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/contributors/2012/March12_2.pdf
  12. 12. WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT Rank Country Lower or Single Upper House or House (% Senate Women) 13 Denmark 39.1 --- 65 Bangladesh 19.7 --- 78 United States 16.8 17 87 South Korea 14.7 --- 88 Chile 14.2 13.2 113 Liberia 9.6 13.3 116 Brazil 8.6 16 117 Bhutan 8.5 24 125 Nigeria 6.8 6.4 137 Iran 2.8 ---http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/classif.htm
  13. 13. NGOS – THE PATH TO EMPOWERMENT? http://www. youtube.co m/watch?v http://www.y =ikH7pKFm outube.com/ kyE&featur watch?v=H8 e=player_e BO_uVklBA &feature=rel mbedded#! ated http://www.youtube.co http://www.youtube.com/w m/watch?v=Y8EcLGkc atch?v=0ger5OyeMGg&lis _T4&feature=plcp&con t=UUXkUynVX4GdVKJpz text=C445983dVDvjVQ U8Gyisg&index=1&featur a1PpcFML1Nvk_YrvfKt e=plcp kOno2elZ75_RsCEcTE Ek%3D
  14. 14. DISCUSSION• Does anyone have a personal experience with anNGO that is a illustration of how NGOs foster genderequity, peacebuilding, etc.?• 3 of the 4 NGOs we looked at have an all-femaleBoard of Directors. How do you feel about that? Pros& Cons?
  15. 15. HOPE FOR THE FUTUREIt’s a question ofcourage; it’s a questionof actually facing theissues, accepting thereality, and then dealingwith it. Whatever youdo, bear the bashing, grityour teeth, and smile – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=there will be others after QsHCBLgn30Yyou.ChristineLagarde, ManagingDirector of theInternational MonetaryFund

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