On 22 May, Act Together: Women’s Action on Iraq invites you to a film, a series of talks and discussions about the realities of women’s lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. We want to go beyond the political rhetoric & fill a gap in the current media coverage.
Awards for women and girls involved in grassroots projects who are working to bring peace to the everyday lives of women and their families. The majority of awards are for activities in two broad categories: violence against women and waging peace.
For an individual or organisation in a conflict country or region, that has developed groundbreaking and effective initiatives to promote the rights of women & to increase their participation at decision-making levels in peace processes.
Politicians have failed to bring about peace in many parts of the world. The Arab world in particular has suffered the most. There are many reasons behind the failed diplomacy. One of them is the absence of women in negotiations for peace.