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Jenny K. Lorentzen

Jenny K. Lorentzen is a research assistant at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), working on the projects Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding, and Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict. She holds a master’s degree in international relations. Her master’s thesis, entitled “Hypocrisy and friction in international organizations: the case of UNSC Resolution 1325”, analyses the process of implementing Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations across the international, national and local levels.

Research areas:  Inclusivity and gender

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Book review: Olivera Simic, Regulation of sexual conduct in UN peacekeeping operations
Olivera Simic, Regulation of sexual conduct in UN peacekeeping operations Jenny K. Lorentzen 18 October 2013
Much has been written about UN peacekeepers, involvement in trafficking and sexual exploitation of local women since the first reports on the issue started appearing in the mid-1990s. This book by Olivera Simic shifts the focus towards women’s agency and freedom of choice. more  

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