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The Role of Women in World Peace

di Sofia Sutera

Considering that the UN, in its official website, defines women peacekeepers as a “Key to Peace”, because, as the UN itself and many scholars affirm, they have the potential to bring to greater legitimization of the forces, more effective protection of the local...

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Turkey: Withdawal from the Istanbul Convention

March 20, 2021

On March 20, 2021, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has decided to withdraw Turkey from The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention). “President Erdogan's gesture is a...

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