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[A decade of civil war commenced in Nepal in 1996 when the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) initiated military action against the government. A Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was reached in 2006, which saw the end of the People’s War. Establishing a high-level Truth and Reconciliation...
[Following Peru’s long conflict between the state and Shining Path, the interim government created the Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación (CVR—Truth and Reconciliation Commission). The CVR organised public hearings to receive oral testimonials from victims of the conflict and, thus, it...
[Over the past two decades, women’s participation in the public sphere has increased significantly in Sub-Saharan African countries. Nonetheless, women’s participation in public decision-making in conflict settings remains limited. The Somali case is instructive here in that women in this...
[Following the announcement of disputed results of the December 2007 general election in Kenya, riots and inter-communal violence broke out across the country. The international community mobilised to repair the damage to Kenya’s democratic institutions, and to seek to provide some measure of...
[This chapter explores the right to education as a gender justice issue in Afghanistan, with a particular focus on Afghan women students’ experiences in accessing and participating in higher education. Afghan women students, living in a complex social context where their right to education...
[This chapter maps the conditions within which the human rights of people with disabilities are addressed in the transitional justice context in Sri Lanka, with particular emphasis on rural and (more directly) war-affected women with disabilities. We argue that at a time when disability is...
[The conclusion discusses the key issues and conceptual challenges raised throughout the volume, highlighting the connections and relationships between different elements of transitional justice. Rather than reaching any firm ‘answers,’ the conclusion articulates the ways in which both...
[This chapter was inadvertently published with an error. Correction was made to the order of the author’s name in the references.]
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