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There is an increase in interest to fund Mine Action activities and projects which mainstream gender and diversity as well as promote equality and inclusion. The resources featured here showcase good practices and lessons learned, as well as demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of funding activities and projects where Gender and diversity are mainstreamed, and equality and inclusion promoted in explosive ordnance risk reduction. The available documents and videos are based on evidence and learnings from the field and aim to help better inform decision-making processes relating to the funding of gender and diversity sensitive and responsive projects and operations.

Featured Resources

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More than 20 years of Women in Demining Teams in Kosovo

Through this project, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) revisited and celebrated the role of women working in demining teams in Kosovo both twenty years ago and today.

More than 20 years of Women in Demining Teams in Kosovo

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Gender and Operational Efficiency

This study explores the relationship between gender and operational efficiency in the context of staff in field-based mine action roles.

Gender and Operational Efficiency
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The Convention on Cluster Munitions

The international treaty that aims to prohibit all use, stockpiling, production and transfer of cluster munitions.

 

The Convention on Cluster Munitions

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Agenda 2030 – Sustainable Development Goals

The Agenda 2030 aim to end poverty and hunger, achieve the human rights of all, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, and ensure the sustainable protection of the planet.

Agenda 2030 – Sustainable Development Goals

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Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination of Women (CEDAW) and the Beijing Platform

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is an international legal document that requires countries to eliminate discrimination against women and girls in all areas and promotes equal rights for women and girls.

 

Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination of Women (CEDAW) and the Beijing Platform

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International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is a legal agreement that requires countries to pursue, by all appropriate means, a policy aimed at eliminating all forms of racial discrimination.

 

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is an international legal agreement setting out the civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights of every child.

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) sets internationally recognised legal standards on the rights of persons with disabilities and clarifies the application of human rights principles to persons with disabilities.

 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the document that sets out the rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled.

 

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Research on Challenges, Barriers and Opportunities for Women CSOs in the Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis

This study looks at the challenges, barriers, and opportunities of women-led civil society organisations (CSOs) across Afghanistan working in different sectors, with the aim to inform how partners can boost their power and agency and support them to respond to the needs of the most marginalised communities.

 

Research on Challenges, Barriers and Opportunities for Women CSOs in the Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis

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More than 20 years of Women in Demining Teams in Kosovo

Through this project, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) revisited and celebrated the role of women working in demining teams in Kosovo both twenty years ago and today.

More than 20 years of Women in Demining Teams in Kosovo

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Norway’s International Strategy to Eliminate Harmful Practices 2019–2023

In this strategy, Norway commits to continue and strengthen efforts to combat child marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and the practice of son preference.

 

Norway’s International Strategy to Eliminate Harmful Practices 2019–2023

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Women, Peace and Security: Norway’s National Action Plan 2019-2022

Norway’s national action plan 2019-2022 for the implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security.

Women, Peace and Security: Norway’s National Action Plan 2019-2022

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Women, Peace and Security the Netherlands National Action Plan 2021-2025

The Netherlands’s national action plan 2021-2025 for the implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security.

Women, Peace and Security the Netherlands National Action Plan 2021-2025

Need help finding what you are looking for or need further support? Contact a Gender, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion advisor

Maysa Hajjaj, Ph.D.

Advisor on Gender, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (GDEI)

Contact email: m.hajjaj (at) gichd.org