The Gender of Reparations: Unsettling Sexual Hierarchies while Redressing Human Rights Violations

4/26/2011

ed. Ruth Rubio-Marin

Given that women represent a very large proportion of the victims of conflicts and authoritarianism, it makes sense to examine whether reparation programs can be designed to redress women more fairly and efficiently and seek to subvert gender hierarchies that often antecede the conflict. This 2009 text gathers information about how past or existing reparation projects dealt with gender issues, identifies best practices to the extent possible, and articulates innovative approaches and guidelines to the integration of a gender perspective in the design and implementation of reparations for victims of human rights violations.

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Date published: 
10/1/2009
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