[mili]women and peace building initiatives

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.
The International Museum of Women (IMOW) and the IFOR Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) have an online exhibition focusing on the theme Culture and Conflict.
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.
Shirin Ebadi remembers a time years ago when she was one of 100 female judges in Iran. She also recalls when the Islamic revolution changed everything.
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.
Although a year on from the time of this address by Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan, the issues and need for such honesty remain the same.
CODEPINK is bringing a delegation of Iraqi women to the U.S. for March 8, International Women’s Day, as part of the Women Say No to War campaign.
Nous, les femmes des Etats-Unis, de l'Iraq et du monde, nous en avons assez de cette guerre insensée en Iraq et des attaques cruelles qui ont lieu contre les civils autour du monde.
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