Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Girls

A UNFPA Strategy for Gender Mainstreaming in Areas of Conflict and Reconstruction

No. of pages: 149

Publication Date: 2002

Author: UNFPA

A report from the consultative meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 13-15 November 2001. The purpose of the meeting was twofold: first, to examine and explore the impact of armed conflict on women and girls; and, second, to formulate strategies and tools to ensure that reproductive health programmes accurately reflect this population's needs, specifically by addressing them through a comprehensive, gender-sensitive approach.

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