10 Years of Building Capacity for Peace in Africa

Africa Peace and Conflict Journal - June 2013

Volume 6 Number 1


The APCJ is a refereed journal with a panel of international editorial advisors and readers. Allarticles are anonymously peer reviewed by at least two referees. We welcome the following types of contributions year round and will periodically issue calls for papers on specific topics:

Articles and case analysis: critical case studies or thematic discussion and analysis of topical peace and conflict themes (7,000 words maximum, including endnotes; abstract, 150 words or less).

Briefings/practice: training or intervention strategies, outcomes and impacts, policy review and analysis, country situational updates, and so on (2,000 words maximum).

Book reviews: critical assessments of new books that integrate peace and conflict concerns (1,500 words maximum).

Resources: reports, upcoming conferences and workshops, notices of new books and videos,e-communications, and Web sites that link to peace and conflict studies (150 words maximum); documents, declarations, communiqués, and other relevant nongovernmental or multilateral organizational statements (1,000 words maximum).



From the Managing Editor


Engaging (In)security as an Entry Point for Seeking Redress in Gender Inequality in Africa
Funmi Olonisakin and Cheryl Hendricks

The Multiple Dimensions of Human Security through the Lens of African Feminist Intellectual Activism
Desiree Lewis

Gendered Security: Between Ethno-Nationalism and Constitution Making in Kenya
Awino Okech

And Justice For All? Gender-Based Violence and International Law in the African Context
Barbara Tint and Caroline Sarkis

The Influence of Ethiopian Women Parliamentarians on Policy Changes and Enforcement of Gender Equality Issues
Tsion Tadesse Abebe and Elshaday Kifle Woldeyesus

Reconceptualizing Women’s Role in Peacebuilding
Onyinyechukwu Onyido


Gender and Peacebuilding in Africa: Seeking Conceptual Clarity
Yaliwe Clarke

Insights on the Emerging Tensions of Including Women in the Military: Lessons from South Africa
Lindy Heinecken


Gender, Peace and Security: Women’s Advocacy and Conflict Resolution, by Fredline A O M’Cormack-Hale
Reviewed by Irene Ndungu


On Ownership and Peacebuilding in Africa:A Conversation with Ambassador Monica Juma
Interview by Awino Okech

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