Alexandra Amling

Alexandra Amling
Position: Research Associate
Research Topics: Gender & Security, Stable Seas
Expertise: Gender and Conflict, Gender Equality, Peacebuilding, Violence Against Women

Alexandra Amling has a background in gender-based violence and international development. Prior to joining OEF Research in 2015, she worked two years in Southeast Asia in the capacity of Program Officer for The Asia Foundation and as a gender consultant for GIZ and CARE International in Cambodia. She also conducted an assessment of gender-based violence among youth in East Indonesia for ChildFund International. Apart from her interest in how gender plays out in conflict and post-conflict settings, Alexandra Amling has more recently focused on issues of maritime crime and maritime governance challenges. Ms. Amling holds a graduate degree in Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany and a Master of Arts in International Policy Studies from the Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey, USA where she also obtained a Certificate in Conflict Resolution. In addition, Ms. Amling is an Affiliated Fellow of the Southeast Asia Network at Goethe University Frankfurt.


A Story of Peace and Reconciliation in Colombia

Peace is Ours: A Story of Peace and Reconciliation in Colombia

Written by Alexandra Amling, Timothy Schommer, Illustrator: Chloé Dolic on March 6, 2019

Peace is Ours is the story of a young couple, Ximena and Jair, who attempt to build their lives in the shadow of the Colombian peace process in 2016.

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Gender and Colombian Reintegration

The Missing Peace: Gender Considerations in Colombia's Reintegration Efforts

Written by Alexandra Amling on March 5, 2019

Gender perspectives are understood as the differences in needs and challenges of men, women, boys, and girls which are based on the social construction of gender roles and norms.

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