Truth Commissions and Gender: Principles, Policies, and Procedures

2006Social Science Research Council, SSRC

This book (352 p.) presents an overview over the topic as well as some case-studies (South Africa, Guatemala, Peru, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Timor-Leste). We find examples of “first positive practices of incorporating gender thinking into transitional justice measures and processes”, and it states how peace building and reconciliation, development in the aftermath of violence can be supported by gender-sensitive planning and policy. Target Group: professionals.

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