Yehudit Kirstein Keshet and other Israeli women like her have spent six years monitoring activities at Israeli checkpoints leading to the West Bank. What motivates these women to monitor the men who are supposed to be protecting them?
In mid-August 2007, Iraqi Al-Amal Association and the Baghdad Women's Association in partnership with UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services), completed the project “Peace Building through Training on Conflict Resolution and Democracy”.
'The idea is to ensure that a May 12 never happens again,'' said Nasir Aslam Zahid, former judge and one of the members of the Women’s Commission for Peace (WCP) formed in time for Tuesday when Pakistan celebrates its 60th year of independence.
Women in Black is an international network of feminist, antimilitarist women who work for peace, are against war, denounce violence - specifically against women - and promote feminine participation in the resolution of conflicts and in peace negotiations.