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Sexual orientation and gender identity as part of the WPS project

Hagen, Jamie J. (2016) Sexual orientation and gender identity as part of the WPS project. LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security Working Paper Series, Kirby, Paul and Shepherd, Laura J. (eds.) (2/2016). Centre for Women, Peace & Security, London, UK.

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In 2000, the United Nations Security Council passed Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325), on “Women and Peace and Security”, the first resolution to draw attention to women and girls during conflict, as well as the first to consider gendered experiences of war. Yet those vulnerable to insecurity and violence because of their sexual orientation or gender identity remain largely neglected by the international peace and security community. While much has been accomplished by WPS projects, there is an alarming lack of attention to how homophobic and transphobic violence targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) individuals occurs in conflict-related environments.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author
Divisions: IGA: Centre for Women Peace and Security
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2017 09:35
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 12:10

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