Erik Melander

Erik Melander

Erik Melander is Professor in Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and a Global Fellow at PRIO. He served with the Swedish peacekeeping forces in Bosnia andHerzegovina, and is active in the Swedish Home Guard.

Gender and Peace | Thoughts on the Russian War in Ukraine

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Research shows that societies which are more gender equal also are more peaceful. A modern military that is gender-balanced could result in greater commitment to ethics, values and keeping the peace.