Gender-based violence and the Ukraine conflict
09 May, 2022
Everybody is deeply shaken by the horror of war, but there are some gender differences in the type of harm that individuals face. Acknowledging the specific risk that women face during wartime in order to target interventions is important, especially considering that often the actors that sit at peace negotiation tables are exclusively men. Pamela Campa, Assistant Professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), discusses the risks that women face during a war conflict.
Pamela Campa discusses the risks that women typically face during a conflict that is specific to their gender, evidence of risks materializing in the war that Russia has waged against Ukraine, and specific measures that can be taken to reduce these risks.
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