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This book discusses the experiences of women negotiating conflict and post-conflict situations to deliver transformative peace. Inspired by the vision and values of women of the South Asian Peace Network, this volume fills a critical gap in the global Women, Peace and Security (WPS) discourse. The chapters focus on the region's multifaceted experiences and feminist expertise on women negotiating post-war/post-conflict situations structured around interlinked themes - women, participation and peacebuilding; militarization and violent peace; and justice, impunity, and accountability.
Chapter 3: Herstory: Women and Peace Movements in South Asia
Herstory: Women and Peace Movements in South Asia
South Asia's Feminist Peace Politics
Following the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the promotion of women's participation in all aspects of peacebuilding, including peace negotiations and mediation, is strategically recognized as a key issue in successful peace processes and peacebuilding. Also established is the evidence that the exclusion of women and the lack of gender expertise in negotiations lead to irreversible setbacks for women's rights, leaving crucial issues, such as women's engagement in post-conflict governance and women's access to economic opportunity, justice, and reparations, neglected in peace accords. In ...