Women's Participation in Peace Process

Without women, peace processes are not sustainable, pervasive, or just. Considering gender before, during, and after the peace process is synonymous with overseeing the balance and harmony of the peace. This approach emphasizes female participation and believes in a compromise between the genders when approaching peace, developing expectations of peace, and establishing pre-conditions in peace processes. This gender-inclusive approach allows men and women to participate equally in peace building and contribute equally to the implementation of peace programs; this participation should allow both men and women the independence to express their needs for a peace building process, as opposed to creating a predominantly male discussion that women simply uphold. Therefore, while a peace process will never be ideal, we can say that a gender-responsive peace process has the potential to contribute to a comprehensive peace process that is as fair and balanced as possible. A peace that is based on the omission, denial, and subjugation of women would be fragile; the peace would be simply prejudice, as well as promote violence against women and the repetition of a chain of violence and conflicts. In addition to examining the participation of women in peace processes, it is important to also look at the deliverables of a peace agreement. In one part of the research, “peace” and “peace process” should be defined.

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Research on sexual harassment against women in public place,work place and educational institution of Afghanistan

Sexual harassment is one of the most ominous social phenomenon and a vicious element in Afghanistan and will fall the society into brick if not prevented. Sexual harassment, in any form, is against humanity and destroys social safety. Psychological relaxation, in particular social safety for women plays a critical role in advancement of women and brings positive changes to move forward. Creating safety and relaxation needs recognition of causes of its destruction and particularly in this case needs recognition of sexual harassment. However, a part of work is theoretical; but a major part of the issue relates to reality and should be recognized according to existing facts in Afghan society. The research is conducted on sexual harassment against women and girls.

This quantitative and qualitative research by WCLRF on sexual harassment covers different aspects of sexual harassment against women and girls in Afghanistan. The research identifies causes of sexual harassment through library studies and a data collection mainly focuses on sexual harassment phenomenon reality in Afghanistan. Data analysis evaluated different forms of sexual harassment; occurrence and consequences. Conclusion explains report summary and it ended with recommendations.

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