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Civil Society Oversight of the Security Sector and Gender (Tool 9)
Author(s): Karen Barnes, Peter Albrecht
DCAF, OSCE/ODIHR, UN-INSTRAW 2008
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2. What is the role of civil society in security sector oversight?
2.1 What is civil society?
2.2 How is civil society involved in security sector oversight?
2.3 What are the challenges to civil society involvement in security sector oversight?
3. Why is gender important to civil society oversight?
3.1 Strengthening local ownership
3.2 Effective and comprehensive oversight mechanisms through the integration of gender issues
3.3 Enhanced oversight through the involvement of women’s organisations
4. How can gender be integrated into civil society oversight of the security sector?
4.1 Security sector monitoring bodies
4.2 Research and data collection
4.3 Gender audits
4.4 Gender budget analysis
4.5 Advocacy and awareness-raising
4.6 Working with the media
4.7 Gender training of security sector personnel
4.8 Women’s organisations
4.9 Civil society networks
4.10 Gender-responsive CSOs
5. Integrating gender into civil society oversight in specific contexts
5.1 Post-conflict countries
5.2 Transitional and developing countries
5.3 Developed countries
6. Key recommendations
7. Additional resources