DCAF Documents

DCAF DocumentsVersionLast Update
Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations Baseline StudyEnglishFrançaisEspañolJuly 2018
Baseline Study Findings (one-pager flier)EnglishFrançaisEspañolOctober 2018
DCAF MOWIP Barrier Assessment MethodologyEnglishFrançais EspañolOctober 2020
DCAF MOWIP ToolboxEnglishOctober 2020
DCAF MOWIP Resource Package English FrançaisJune 2022
Components of Barrier Assessment AgreementEnglishApril 2020
The ten issue areasEnglishNovember 2020
DCAF, Cornell and SACCORD 2020 Implementing MOWIP with Zambia Police ServiceEnglishApril 2020
Gender Assessment Methodologies for Security and Justice InstitutionsEnglishMay 2021
Global MOWIP reportEnglishFrançaisEspañolعربي9 June 2022
DCAF resources LanguagePublication Date
Gender Self-Assessment guide for the Police, Armed Forces and Justice Sector
A Gender Self-Assessment is a tool for assessing the gender responsiveness of security sector institutions; it is implemented as an internally-led and internally-owned process.  DCAF’s publicly available self-assessment guide leads the user through an eight-stage process to conduct an assessment of a security sector institution, create an action plan to move the organisation forward, and monitor and evaluate implementation
EnglishFrançaisEspañolShqipعربيქართულიРусскийукраїнська1 January 2011
A Comparative Analysis: gender self-assessment (GSA) methodologies applied in Colombia, Honduras, and Ukraine
This paper describes the background, methodology, and key principles for conducting a GSA, through a comparative approach in Colombia, Honduras, and Ukraine. This paper also describes lessons learned from GSAs conducted in these three contexts, in particular those having influenced both the process and eventual outcomes and includes recommendations of pathways to improve gender-responsiveness.
EnglishFrançaisEspañolукраїнська31 October 2022
Policy Briefs – Opportunities for Women in Peace Operations SeriesVersionLast Update
“The Duty of Caring” by Kim Piaget and Camille RislerEnglishJune 2022
“Caring for Carers in International Organizations” by Dr. Briony Jones and Dr. Eleanor GordonEnglishJune 2022
“Old Expectations, New Realities: What We Look for in a Peacekeeper and Why It Matters” by  Sara Fox, Roya Izadi, Cameron Mailhot, Priscilla Torres, and Callum WatsonEnglishJune 2022
“Organizational Culture Reboot” by Heather HuhtanenEnglishJune 2022
“Action and accountability mowip methodology tool equality” by Cristina Finch and Marta GhittoniEnglishJune 2022
“Saving the World, One Gender Training at a Time” by Ingrid Munch and Aiko Holvikivi – (Annex: EN)EnglishJune 2022
“Peace Operations Still Exclude Women, But A4P+ Can Change That” by Gretchen Baldwin and Jake ShermanEnglishJune 2022
DCAF, UN Women and OSCE/ODIHR Joint PublicationVersionLast Update
Gender and Security Toolkit – a set of 9 tools and a series of short Policy Briefs, including:EnglishDecember 2019
Tool 1. Security Sector Governance, Security Sector Reform and GenderEnglishFrançaisУкраїнськаDecember 2019
Tool 2. Policing and GenderEnglishУкраїнськаDecember 2019
Tool 3. Defence and GenderEnglishDecember 2019
Tool 15. Integrating Gender in Project Design and Monitoring for the Security and Justice SectorEnglishDecember 2019
DCAF Webinars and PresentationsVersionLast Update
Overview – Implementing the Measuring Opportunities for Women in Peace Operations (MOWIP) MethodologyEnglishFrançaisEspañolMarch 2021
Webinar – Measuring Opportunities for Women in Peace Operations (MOWIP) MethodologyEnglishMarch 2021
Questions and Answers Webinar -Measuring Opportunities for Women in Peace Operations (MOWIP) MethodologyEnglishMarch 2021