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A reality check of Dutch feminist foreign policy in Afghanistan and South Sudan

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This report presents key insights from Dutch Feminist Foreign Policy (FFP) initiatives in South Sudan and Afghanistan, synthesising challenges and opportunities.

It begins by defining and exploring the concept of FFP and its relevance to social contracts in fragile settings. Subsequently, it examines Dutch FFP objectives and critical assumptions.

The report then delves into the specific contexts of South Sudan and Afghanistan, outlining Dutch FFP ambitions, assessing current efforts and needs, and identifying implementation opportunities.

It is structured into two main sections focusing on each country’s context and needs, followed by insights from SWOT analyses from the workshops with policymakers and practitioners informing actionable recommendations for enhancing FFP strategies.