HKS Affiliated Authors

Academic Dean for Faculty Engagement
Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment

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November 2020, Paper: "In the two decades since UNSCR 1325, nonviolent uprisings have replaced violent conflict as the leading form of mass political contention.1 However, the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda has been particularly attentive to the impact of war on women. Yet, as more countries experience popular protest and mass uprisings, and more resistance campaigns turn to nonviolent tactics, WPS issues become increasingly relevant in the vast landscape between violence and voting. The pillars of the agenda – participation, protection, prevention of gendered violence, and providing gender-sensitive relief and recovery – are important issues and factors in nonviolent mass movements, where women’s participation or exclusion can shape immediate and longer-term outcomes. Beyond armed conflict and formal politics, women..."

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