Gender, Justice, and Truth Commissions

2006World Bank

Recognizing the differences between women’s and men’s experience during the immediate post-conflict or transitional period, and consequently including the particular needs and abilities of women and men in postconflict reconstruction, is fundamental to create lasting peace and foster equitable development. The World Bank endeavors to better understand both gender and conflict dimensions in its work.

Key wordsgender based violence / peace processes / post conflict / transitional justice / women rights