Exploring the Role of Women’s Civil Society Participation in Peace Agreement Implementation

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Nicole Gerring

Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow 

Women’s participation in civil society organizations reduces the risk of civil and international war. In this lecture, Dr. Gerring will offer a theoretical discussion of the reasons that women’s civil society groups promote peacefulness before sharing preliminary findings of tests that explore the relationship between women’s engagement in civil society and the rates of peace agreement implementation using data from the Peace Accords Matrix Project.