Transitional Justice, Gender Programming, and the UNSCR 1325: African Context and the Case of Kenya

2016Sirkku K. Hellsten

The article examines the implementation of UNSCR 1325 ‘Women, Peace, and Security’ within the framework of post-colonial feminism. The author argues that in current international development co-operation, there is a need for deeper understanding of the complex, context-relevant social and political power structures and processes that prevent gender programming from enhancing gender justice.

Key wordspeace processes / post conflict / transitional justice / women rights