Tryggestad, Torunn L. & Jenny Lorentzen (2012) Engaging Men for Women's Empowerment, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2012: PRIO.
This issue is headlined by an interview with PRIO Researcher Hilde Wallacher on her recent PRIO Paper "Engaging Men - The Abatangamuco and Women's Empowerment in Burundi" (also policy brief, accessible here). The paper is based on a study Wallacher recently undertook for CARE in Burundi of the men's movement Abatangamuco, which is working to promote gender equality. You will also find articles on the Conciliation Resources European Tour, the DPA Guidance for Mediators, a recently published book on the world's women presidents and prime ministers 1960-2010, Aun San Suu Kyi's visit to Oslo, a report from a meeting of the 1325 Research Network, and the regular columns with news and publications.
Senior Researcher. Director of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security
The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) conducts research on the conditions for peaceful relations between states, groups and people.