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An Inclusive Security Paradigm
The goal of Women Waging Peace is to change the public policy paradigm so women are fully integrated throughout formal and informal peace processes to prevent violent conflict, stop war, and sustain peace in fragile regions.
Statement on Political Position


  The fourth annual Women Waging Peace Colloquium, an executive program of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, took place November 2-8, 2002.

Read the profiles of the women who attended

Read the Policy Day 2002 Keynote Address by Jayantha Dhanapala, Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs at the United Nations.

Women and Peacebuilding

Download UN Resolution 1325 (PDF), the Security Council's groundbreaking statement calling for the full involvement of women in all efforts to maintain and promote peace and security.

Read International Alert's publication, Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Support Operations: Moving Beyond Rhetoric to Practice. The paper discusses the need, rationale, mandates, and mechanisms for
mainstreaming gender throughout Peace Support Operations. It raises some of the challenges and suggests recommendations for assisting the process.

Waging Voices

Women at the Peace Table
by Ambassador Swanee Hunt
As published in the Boston Globe Op-Ed Section

Two years ago the UN Security Council took an unprecedented stop towards creating global peace, a cause more urgent - and elusive - now than ever.

News and Events
•  Women Lead the Way to Rwanda's Future
by Elizabeth Powley, Associate Director of the Women Waging Peace Policy Commission
•  One year after Sept. 11, U.S. and Colombia face parallel challenges by Maria Cristina Caballero
Senselessness of U.S. Policy in Guatemala Confounding by Ambassador Swanee Hunt
For Life and Freedom from the Union of the Committees of Soldiers' Mothers of Russia

View news stories recently seen on New England Cable News about Swanee Hunt, Chair of the Women Waging Peace initiative, and Rina Amiri, Afghan Member.

Spotlight on Rina Amiri,
Afghan Member

Rina Amiri has been preparing since she was a child for her present dynamic role as a peace builder and reconstruction strategist in her devastated homeland, Afghanistan. It is a role she has longed for, and to which she has been passionately committed for as long as she can remember.

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