This report examines gender-based violence against women in war and focuses on some of the discussions concerning the wider role women have played in combating this very issue in societies ravaged by war. 

Ravale Mohydin Aamirah PatelMichael ArnoldYousr ElsharawyDecember 2018

This report examines gender-based violence against women in war, followed by discussions regarding the wider role they have played in combating this very issue in societies ravaged by war. In addition, the report explores policymaking that involved women, leading to their successful reintegration into society. The third section will focus on the role women play as peace-builders and leaders in divided societies, showing successful cases of the re-development of war torn societies. To conclude, the report will highlight the broader implications and present recommendations for the different actors who can actively play a role in the mitigation of systematic sexual violence in war, and ensure women are given agency to build peace and counter this very violation in future conflicts.

 

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