This Autumn marks the 15th anniversary of the passing of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security”. The adoption…Read More
Lyndsay McLean Hilker
Dr Lyndsay McLean Hilker is a Lecturer in Anthropology and International Development at the University of Sussex and an independent consultant on gender, conflict and social development issues. She has 18 years experience in international development working as a policy-maker, researcher and consultant. Lyndsay has particular knowledge of and expertise in conflict-affected countries and fragile states including on gender, violence against women, children and youth, conflict prevention, reconciliation, peace building, identity-based violence, ethnicity and exclusion. She has worked with UN Women, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and a number of NGOs to conduct research, support programme design and evaluation and give policy advice on ‘women, peace and security’ issues and gender-based violence. She has practical experience in over a dozen countries in Africa, including mostly recently DRC, Ghana, Rwanda and Liberia as well as in East Timor, Haiti and India.