« The obligation of States and societies to account for crimes committed against women has an impact that goes beyond mere sanctions against perpetrators of crime. It implies the establishment of the Rule of Law and a just social and political order. Without it, there can be no lasting peace ».
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (the first woman to become President of Liberia and in Africa)
« The understanding of the gender perspective in conflict situations is essential to ensure that peace-keeping and peace-building processes become successful in the long run ».