This short, online course explores the impact of conflict on gender identity, norms, and roles and how gender equality can create transformative opportunities for peace. It has been created by the United States Institute of Peace, and is free of charge, self-paced, and takes around 3-5 hours to complete.
Participants in this training will be able to:
- Understand the diversity of gender identities, and that gender is not a simple binary between the biological sex of female and male men and women.
- Learn how gender roles are affected by unexpected or prolonged violence in society, and learn central concepts and basic frameworks of gender and peacebuilding.
- Explore the varying approaches and current practices toward ensuring gender inclusivity in peacebuilding activities.
- Examine international frameworks and national policies that promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.