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  • Rape as a War Strategy

    [18 May 2017] Rape is a powerful strategy, used to create trauma and insecurity, during conflicts. A combination of gender ideologies, traditionally accepted gender roles and gender power relations help to understand sexual violence during conflict. Besides women, men and boys are also survivors of sexual violence¿both as victims and as ¿forced perpetrators¿. Gender in Sweden reports from a seminar with Dr. Denis Mukwege, human rights activist and an interview with Maria Stern, Professor in Peace and Development Studies.

  • AHRI Condemns the Recent Backlash Against Human Rights

    [15 May 2017] The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI), condemns the recent backlash against human rights, the rule of law and democracy, and the alarmingly shrinking space for civil society actors, including human rights defenders, academics and the media.

  • A warning against desirable facts about women in peace and conflict

    [15 May 2017] Oversimplified perceptions of gender roles in war and conflict reproduce gender stereotypes and existing inequalities, according to researcher Maria Eriksson Baaz.

  • Vacant Temporary Positions at SGS

    [8 May 2017] Vacant Temporary Positions at SGS

  • Open Seminar and New Website Kicks off Centre on Global Migration (CGM)

    [25 Apr 2017] On March 29 the inauguration of the Center on Global Migration (CGM) took place. It is an interdisciplinary center with the School of Global Studies as the host department. The aim of CGM is to gather all ongoing research within the university and also serve as a hub for interaction between business, public actors, civil society and the University of Gothenburg on matters related to migration and integration.


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