A transformative approach to gender mainstreaming, in which data is collected, analyzed, and used in a way that fits the new social structures can better help the displaced population rebuild their lives.
The WPS agenda presents the opportunity to make formal peacemaking and peacebuilding processes and structures more inclusive, effective, and sensitive to the needs of the entire population. However, the agenda will not be fully successful without the inclusion of men.
Evidence shows that the presence of women in peacekeeping operations has a positive effect. Yet, the number of female peacekeepers sent to the field remains low.
Another World Economic Forum (WEF) has come and gone, but something was missing amongst heads of state and business leaders: women.