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Mainstreaming gender equality and human rights in the security sector

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Project overview

DCAF aims to assist governments, military and police with addressing discrimination and strengthening the role of women in the security sector. The 2015 – 2017 Gender and Justice Project identified gender inequality as a root cause of domestic violence (DV), sexual and gender-based harassment (SGBH) and gender bias (GB). The project was made up of four complementary thematic components:

•Gender Trainer Development

•Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy Implementation

•Domestic Violence Benchbook Institutionalization

•Gender Bias Curriculum Development

Key Resources

•Practice Guide: Domestic Violence

•Survivors Speak: Reflections on Criminal Justice System Responses to Domestic Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

•Gender and the Judiciary: The Implications of Gender within the Judiciary of Bosnia and Herzegovina

•Gender and the Judiciary: Selected findings and recommendations on the implications of gender within the judiciary of Bosnia and Herzegovina

•Judicial Benchbook: Considerations for Domestic Violence Case Evaluation in Bosnia and Herzegovina