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Making Gender in Armed Conflict Operationally Relevant

The following article is based on two companion pieces on the operational risk of ignoring gender from November 2020, Gender Blindness in US Doctrine in Parameters, and Moving from Gender Analysis to Risk Analysis of Failing to Consider Gender in the RUSI Journal. It has been over 20 years now since the promulgation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security by the UN Security Council.  One of the most important provisions of the resolution was the call for “all parties to armed conflict to respect fully international law applicable to the rights and protection of women and girls, especially…