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Opinion: Time to involve women in post-conflict rebuilding

25 November 2011 By Marianne Mollmann, Senior Policy Advisor at Amnesty InternationalThese past few months have seen many advances on women’s participation in post-conflict settings; at least on paper.  In September, female world leaders gathered in New York to speak about the benefits of involving women in politics, in particular after war. In October, the UN Security Council called for increased participation of women in conflict resolution and peace-building. Just last week, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution spelling out state obligations to further women’s participation in…

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