Bibliography on Gender and Post-conflict Reconstruction

UN Security Council Resolutions

  • Resolution 1325 (2000) [PDF, 36KB] commits the United Nations and its member states to engaging women in conflict prevention and peace-building.
  • Resolution 1820 (2008) [PDF, 40 KB] and Resolution 1888 (2009) [PDF, 51 KB]: call for the immediate cessation of sexual violence, often used as a tactic of war.


  • Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Women Building Peace, What They Do, Why It Matters, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2007
  • Dyan E. Mazurana, Angela Raven-Roberts, Jane L. Parpart, Gender, conflict, and peacekeeping, Rowman & Littlefield, 2005, 304p.
  • Funmi Olonisakin, Karen Barnes, Eka Ikpe, Women, Peace and Security: Translating policy into practice, Routledge, 25th October 2010, 246p.
  • Elizabeth J. Porter, Peacebuilding : Women in international perspective, Routledge, 2007
  • Lee Stone and Mireille Affa’a Mindzie (Rapporteurs), Women on post-conflict societies in Africa, Policy Seminar report, Johannesburg, South Africa, 6th and 7th November 2006, UNIFEM
  • Gender approaches in conflict and post-conflict situations, UNDP, October 2002



  • Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Dina Francesca Haynes, On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-conflict Process, Oxford University Press, October 2011, 368p.
  • Albrecht Schnabel and Anara Tabyshalieva, Defying Victimhood: Women and Post-conflict Peacebuilding, United Nations, September 2011
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