Locations

Nepal

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People

Åshild Kolås

Åshild Kolås

Research Professor

Debendra Prasad Adhikari

Debendra Prasad Adhikari

Visiting Researcher

Jason Miklian

Jason Miklian

Senior Researcher

Scott Gates

Scott Gates

Research Professor

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Dyrstad, Karin & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2019) Between Punishment and Impunity: Public Support for Reactions against Perpetrators in Guatemala, Nepal and Northern Ireland, International Journal of Transitional Justice. DOI: 10.1093/ijtj/ijy032: 1–30.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj & Sharmila Shivakoti (2018) The Struggle of Female Ex-Combatants in Nepal, Peace Review: a Journal of Social Justice 30(1): 78–86.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Sharmila Shivakoti & Kohinoor Bharati (2018) Frustrated and Confused: Mapping the Socio-political Struggles of Female Ex-combatants in Nepal, Journal of International Women's Studies 19(4): 32–52.
Adhikari, Debendra Prasad (2017) The Saga of Conflict Transformation and Peace Process in Nepal: A Unique Account, Journal of Education and Research 7(2).
Holtermann, Helge (2014) How Can Weak Insurgent Groups Grow? Insights From Nepal, Terrorism and Political Violence 28(2): 316–337.
Miklian, Jason; Kristoffer Lidén & Åshild Kolås (2011) The Perils of ‘Going Local’: Liberal Peace-building Agendas in Nepal, Conflict, Security & Development 11(3): 285–308.

Book Chapter

Upreti, Bishnu Raj & Gitta Shrestha (2017) What Happened to Nepal's Women Maoists?, in Rita Manchanda, ed., Women and Politics of Peace: South Asia Narratives on Militarisation, Power and Justice. New Dehli: Sage Publications (178–188).
Kolås, Åshild & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2017) Introduction: Women, Peace and Security in Review, in Åshild Kolås, ed., Women, Peace and Security: from Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Abingdon: Routledge (1-8).
Shrestha, Gitta; Bishnu Raj Upreti & Åshild Kolås (2017) Women, Peace and Security: The Case of Nepal, in Åshild Kolås, ed., Women, Peace and Security in Nepal: from Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Abingdon: Routledge (99–123).
Upadhyaya, Anjoo Sharan & Afreen Khan (2013) Millennium Development Goals and the Status of Nepalese Women, in Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya, ed., Nepal in Transition to Democracy. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company.

Edited Volume

Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Debendra Prasad Adhikari; Sharmila Shivakoti; & Åshild Kolås, eds, (2018) Nepalko Rajnitma Mahila: Donda Bebasthapandekhi Sambidhan Karyannonsamma [Women in Nepali Politics: From Conflict Management to implementation of the Constitution]. Nepal: Bhrikuti Academic Press.

Conference Paper

Dyrstad, Karin & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2017) Perceptions of transitional justice mechanisms in Guatemala, Nepal, and Northern Ireland, presented at European Consortium of Political Science Conference, Oslo, 7–9 September.
Shrestha, Gitta; Åshild Kolås & Bishnu Raj Upreti (2013) Making Women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in Nepal, presented at the conference on ‘The Gender Dimensions of Armed Violence’, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, 25 February 2013.

PRIO Policy Brief

Dyrstad, Karin; Helga Malmin Binningsbø; Thandeka Brigham & Kristin M. Bakke (2018) Transitional Justice: What Do the People Want? Views from the ground in Guatemala, Nepal, and Northern Ireland, Conflict Trends, 11. Oslo: PRIO.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj & Åshild Kolås (2016) Women in Nepal’s Transition, PRIO Policy Brief, 11. Oslo: PRIO.
Dyrstad, Karin; Helga Malmin Binningsbø; Kristin M. Bakke & Arne Henning Eide (2016) Public Support for Peace Agreements: The Cases of Guatemala, Nepal, and Northern Ireland, Conflict Trends, 5. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild (2010) Affirmative Action: A Kick-Start with Limitations, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild (2010) Women's Organizations: A Driving Force Behind Women's Participation and Rights, PRIO Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild & Jason Miklian (2008) A Transitional Success Story: The Nepali Experience with Power-sharing, CSCW Policy Brief, 5. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Miklian, Jason (2013) Gender, Empowerment and Conflict: Experiences from Nepal, MWCP Worskhop Report. Oslo: PRIO.

Newsletter

Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Women Engaging in Islamic Charity as ‘Development Agents’, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) DDR through a Gender Lens in Nepal and Myanmar, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Integrating Gender into Foreign Policy, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.

Blog Posts

Earthquake in Nepal and we are Safe

Posted by Åshild Kolås on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Peace researchers often have the opportunity to witness the ‘real world’ of conflict and post-conflict during fieldwork in countries such as Nepal. In some cases we also cooperate with local institutions where we benefit from working with fellow peace researchers and other partners. In Nepal we have had the great ... Read more »

Nepal Moves Towards Democracy

Posted by Helge Holtermann & Scott Gates on Saturday, 8 February 2014

Democracy is to a large extent about parties being willing to accept electoral defeat. In Nepal the Maoist Party, previously engaged in guerrilla warfare, has done precisely this. A wave of election boycotts is sweeping across Asia. In Thailand’s election on 2 February the “Democrats” succeeded in preventing voting in ... Read more »

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