Re-assessing gender norms after conflict: Gender in Peacebuilding in Nepal

This report examines the role of gender in peacebuilding in Nepal, which emerged from a ten-year civil war in 2006. The peace settlement saw the end of the monarchy, the demobilisation of the People’s Liberation Army and a long, still ongoing process of redefining the constitutional framework of the new republic to make it more equitable. However, the end of the insurgency has also led to a gendered ‘roll-back’ in some areas, where there has been a re-emergence of discriminatory practices and patriarchal structures.

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