Gender Equality and United Nations Peace Operations in Timor Leste
This book expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations to incorporate their effects on the equality of the host state. Thereby, the study enhances our ability to trace changes in the power balance between men and women and systematically explores the effects on the power-relation in Timor-Leste 1999-2006.
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administration analytical framework armed conﬂict assignments awareness balance Bosnia and Herzegovina Caplan Caprioli CAVR civilian CIVPOL CNRT components concept conﬂict violence considered contextual factors cooperation decreased developed difﬁcult Dili domestic violence East Timor effects elections example FALINTIL female feminist research ﬁrst focus groups formal forms of violence Fretilin gender mainstreaming gender power gender power-relations gender speciﬁcity Gender Unit gender-balanced composition groups for equality Gusmão handling identiﬁed implementation included increased independence inﬂuence INTERFET international police Kosovo lethal limited male male-dominated parties mandate men’s militia mission Namibia negative behavior non-conﬂict violence non-lethal Ofﬁce ofﬁcers operation leadership Ospina participation peace operations peace-operation peacebuilding peacekeeping percent Personal communication personnel behavior political equality previous research primarily protection relations relevant reported result role security equality sexual violence situation structures targets Timor-Leste Timorese parties Timorese women tion UNAMET UNIFEM United Nations UNMISET UNOTIL UNTAET operation West Timor women’s organizations Xanana Gusmão