From conflict and crisis to renewal: generations of change
The State of
External Relations Division of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund
Available online PDF [116p.] at: http://bit.ly/hwiYkD
“……….Conflict today is less about soldiers engaging in battle with soldiers on the other side of a national border and more about combatants struggling for control within a single country and employing any means to break the will of civilians—women, girls, men and boys—by disempowering them physically, psychologically, economically, and socially.
In many of today’s conflicts, women are disempowered by rape or the threat of it, and by the HIV infection, trauma and disabilities that often result from it. Girls are disempowered when they cannot go to school because of the threat of violence, when they are abducted or trafficked, or when their families disintegrate or must flee. In some conflicts, men are also disempowered by sexual violence. Boys, too, are sometimes exploited or forced to become soldiers.
The State of World Population 2010 explores how conflict and protracted humanitarian emergencies affect women and girls—and men and boys—and shows how many women and young people have overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and have begun rebuilding their lives and laying the foundation for peace and renewal of their societies……..”
2 A resolution and reality: a decade on the ground
3 Women on the front lines of recovery
4 In times of crisis, gender relations in flux
5 Youth: The future of post-conflict societies
6 Living without an anchor: refugees and the internally displaced
7 Imprisoned at home: life under occupation
8 And the next ten years?
• + Bibliography
• + Indicators
• + Notes for Indicators
• + Technical Notes
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