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Research Paper - Refugee Women’s Inclusion in Peace Agreement Implementation: Case Study of South Su

25 May 2022


The statements made and views expressed in this paper are solely the responsibility of the author and do not represent the views of the Wilson Center or the Carnegie Corporation of New York. [...] It also follows the acknowledgment that women in refugee settings across Africa are not meaningfully or consistently engaged in peace processes and the implementation of peace agreements.4 This paper, therefore, highlights the absence of refugee women in West Nile settlements from ongoing discussions and efforts to implement the R-ARCSS while addressing the shortage of documentation, attention, an. [...] For instance, he encouraged the restructuring of domestic roles and guaranteed women’s security at voting sites.10 For these women, the new nation and its interim constitution presented clear opportunities to address the priorities of “women across age, livelihoods, religious affiliations, and political ideology”, and to take part in shaping lasting inclusive peace and the country’s future.11 For. [...] The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mediated peace process, including two years of talks, led to the January 2014 cessation of hostilities agreement and the August 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS), which had an opportunity to end the war as well as undo the regression in women’s rights and advancement. [...] Conclusion and the Way Forward The case of South Sudanese women living in refugee settlements in Uganda highlights the need for a more proactive and sustained approach to ensuring refugee women’s inclusion in peacebuilding in their countries of origin.