Transitional justice is a context-specific and inclusive set of processes, which has the power to amplify the voices of victims and affirm the equal rights and citizenship of individuals.
Given the unique impact of conflict on women and girls, transitional justice processes benefit from a fully integrated gender-responsive approach to ensure the meaningful participation of women in their design and implementation. Moreover, post-conflict and transitional processes must address pre-existing gendered structural inequalities and vulnerabilities amplified by conflict or the legacy of repressive rule.
In the Arab region, this calls for greater institutional support, particularly from national women’s machineries (NWMs) since they can provide the expertise necessary for comprehensive gender mainstreaming and serve as powerful partners for the integration of women’s voices.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.