Human rights & gender issues

Human rights & gender issues

Human rights; gender issues

The Bundeswehr and Female Soldiers: The Integration of Women into the Armed Forces (2000–2015)

Kümmel, Gerhard. "The Bundeswehr and Female Soldiers: The Integration of Women into the Armed Forces (2000–2015)." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 14, no. 3 (2015): 61-86.
Introduction
The turn of the new millennium represented a caesura for the Bundeswehr (German armed forces), because the composition of its personnel was to change quite dramatically following a decision by the European Court of Justice in January 2000, which demanded considerably more employmen
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Begging the Question: What Would a Men, Peace and Security Agenda Look Like?

Watson, Callum. "Begging the Question: What Would a Men, Peace and Security Agenda Look Like?" Connections: The Quarterly Journal 14, no. 3 (2015): 45-60.
Callum Watson *
Introduction
The starting point for much of the scholarship examining gender in International Relations and security studies can be neatly summarized in a question that Cynthia Enloe asked in 1989, namely “Where are the women?” 

What Role for the Security Sector? An SSR Approach to Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Holvikivi, Aiko. "What Role for the Security Sector? An SSR Approach to Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 14, no. 3 (2015): 31-44.
Aiko Holvikivi *
Introduction
The United Nations Security Council resolutions on “Women, Peace and Security” identify security sector reform (SSR) as a tool for their implementation.[1] Nonetheless, the resolutions are often seen as the purview of women’

NATO and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Time to Bring It Home

Schuurman, Marriët. "NATO and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Time to Bring It Home." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 14, no. 3 (2015): 1-6.
The year 2015 is a year of global reflection: celebrating the seventy years of the United Nations, the twenty years of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action for gender equality and women’s empowerment, the end year of the Millennium Development Goals, and the fifteenth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325).