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
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
Read the Policy
Day 2002 Keynote Address by Jayantha Dhanapala, Under-Secretary-General
for Disarmament Affairs at the United Nations.
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.
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
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 stories recently seen on New England Cable News about
Swanee Hunt, Chair of the Women Waging Peace initiative, and Rina
Amiri, Afghan Member.
on 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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