Gender

This section provides concepts and evidence on whether and how gender roles and social status correlates to conflict and social cohesion in fragile and post-conflict contexts. It is part of the larger Learning for Peace project which produced dozens of briefs, reports, case studies, guides, and research products, and compiled many other relevant resources related to the link between education and peacebuilding.

Report

The Transformative Potential of Positive Gender Socialization in Education for Peacebuilding: Uganda

Published by
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

The Gender Socialization in Schools programme pilot in Karamoja, Uganda, has demonstrated the value of a gender-transformative approach to addressing prevailing gender norms that have contributed to conflict –and which have the potential to be harnessed for peace –in the Karamoja region.

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Report

A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

This rigorous literature review was commissioned by UNICEF, with the aim of examining research evidence on approaches to addressing school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). While the scope of the review was global, an emphasis was placed on research in low- and middle-income countries.

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Report

The Communities Care programme: changing social norms to end violence against women and girls

Published by
Gender & Development

While significant progress has been made in recent years in responding to violence against women and girls in humanitarian contexts, timely and quality care and support to survivors still remains a challenge. Little is known about effective prevention. Few interventions have targeted underlying drivers of violence against women and girls (VAWG), which include social norms.

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Video media

Learning for Peace, Uganda: Gender equality in the classroom

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

A video about teachers taking control of bringing gender equality to their classrooms in Uganda. Using education as a platform, UNICEF and the Government of Uganda have sought to create more equitable communities, reduce conflict and promote gender equality. 

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