Essays about: "Democratic Republic of the Congo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  1. 1. The Contribution of Salvation Army to Social Organization : The Case of Democratic Rebublic of Congo

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Iman Nagati; [2022]
    Keywords : social activities; Church-based; wellbeing; social organization;

    Abstract : The current study explored the contributions of the Salvation Army (TSA) to social organization in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Being one of the leading Church-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs), TSA plays a fundamental role in delivering social services to the DRC. READ MORE

  2. 2. A LANGUAGE THAT MATTERS – Viewing the Women, Peace and Security agenda through an intersectional lens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Razi Ullah Sara; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : Women; Peace and Security; intersectionality; conflict; National Action Plans; Sweden; Finland; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia; Lebanon; Jordan; Liberia; Democratic Republic of Congo; conflict-related sexual violence; refugees;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse how the Women, Peace and Security agenda is intersectional in its approach to women. This study contributes to previous research regarding gendered security and peace and conflict studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The inclusion of girls depends on women : A study of the inclusion of girls associated with armed forces and armed groups in DDR programs by women mediators in Colombia, the DRC and Somalia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Ottosson; [2021]
    Keywords : Child soldiers; Women mediators; GAAFAG; CAAFAG; DDR; Peacebuilding.;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the relation between women mediators in peace negotiations and the inclusion of female child soldiers in disarm, demobilize and reintegrate (DDR) processes. Research shows that despite the adoption of UNSCR 1325 and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, there is low participation of women in peace processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. How much is (not) enough? : A Study of the Effect of Power-sharing Provisions on post-treaty Conflict-Related Sexual Violence by Rebel Groups in sub-Sahara Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Annalena Podzun; [2021]
    Keywords : Power-Sharing; Conflict-Related Sexual Violence; Post-Treaty; Non-State Actors; Burundi; Democratic Republic of the Congo;

    Abstract : This thesis studies why some non-state armed groups commit high levels of post-treaty conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) while others do not. The presented mechanism suggests that limited power-sharing provisions in a peace accord provide few incentives for group leaders to stay committed to the peace process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interventions: How Peace Enforcement Affects Violence Against Civilians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Jakob Schabus; [2021]
    Keywords : UN Peacekeeping; Peace Enforcement; Violence Against Civilians; Armed Groups; Democratic Republic of the Congo;

    Abstract : United Nations Peacekeeping has proven to be remarkably effective at reducing violence against civilians - without using compellent force. A recent turn towards peace enforcement raises the questions: Does the use of force within a peace enforcement mandate affect the use of violence against civilians by an armed group? If this is the case, by what mechanism does this effect occur? This thesis provides two novel explanations on how the use of force by peacekeepers could affect violence against civilians by the targeted armed group. READ MORE