Exploring Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping Through the Lens of Women Empowerment for and in Smart City Perspective
- Author(s): Rey Avila Mangarin
- Social Studies
Paper ID: UIJRTV4I50010
This article explores the role of women in peacebuilding and empowerment in the context of smart cities. The focus is on India, China, and the Philippines as examples of countries where women’s participation in peacebuilding is gaining attention. The article emphasizes the importance of digital technologies in creating opportunities and challenges for women as key players in smart cities, and the need to modify the role of civil society in the digital peacebuilding agenda. The safety and livability of a city is closely linked to the role of women, and the article stresses the importance of reducing inequalities between men and women in decision-making processes. Finally, the article calls for collaboration among various authorities, policy makers, technology experts, and peacebuilders to make a measurable and positive impact on conflict management and peacebuilding capabilities in smart cities.