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Article comparing two books on gender and peacebuilding

Nina Wilén has published the article "Gender and Blue Helmets" that reviews two new books on gender and peacebuilding.

The books are The Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, policing and the UN's first all-female peacekeeping unit, by Lesley J Pruitt, and Gender and peacebuilding, by Claire Duncanson.

Both books focus on the encrease of female peacebuilding forces and peacebuilding in general, to encreace the possibilities for a gender-just peace, sais Nina Wilén.

Another topic the two books have in common is to stress the importance of women's socia-economic position to contribute to encreased equality between sexes.

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Nina Wilén

Nina Wilén is a guest researcher at the Department of Policital Science at Lund University. She is employed by the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium.

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