Can women make the world more peaceful?

Can women make the world more peaceful?

Laurel Stone – Guardian News / Global Development Professionals Network – Monday August 18, 2014 (originally published 11 Aug) Do women hold the key to a peaceful society? Much is known about the victimization of women through rape, trafficking, and early marriages, but much is yet to be discovered about how women can be empowered […]

[Philippines] Women Take on Mindanao Rebels for Peace to Unlock $300B

[Philippines] Women Take on Mindanao Rebels for Peace to Unlock $300B

Joel Guinto and Clarissa Batino – Bloomberg News – Thursday December 26, 2013 (originally published 25 Dec) Of the more than a dozen women Philippine President Benigno Aquino appointed to senior administration posts since gaining power in June 2010, one of the most diplomatically sensitive was Miriam Coronel-Ferrer. Coronel-Ferrer’s credentials for the position of chief negotiator with rebels […]

Madame Nguyen Thi Binh on the atrocities of war Vietnam

Madame Nguyen Thi Binh on the atrocities of war Vietnam

WNN Radio   In Vienna in 1966, Madeline Duckles, interviews 38 year old Nguyen Thi Bình, member of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam. Speaking with quiet courage, Madame Thi Bình shares a woman’s perspective on the atrocities of war, the need for peace through the enactment of an electoral […]

With Rights Come Responsibilities: Binalakshmi Nepram on Arms Control and Surviving Gun Violence in Manipur

With Rights Come Responsibilities: Binalakshmi Nepram on Arms Control and Surviving Gun Violence in Manipur

Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor – theWIP – Thursday, 6 January, 2010 (originally published 31 Dec) This author profile is the first in a series of conversations between our executive editor and The WIP Contributors. Many women, like Binalakshmi, are successful agents of change in their communities and are leading powerful movements for peace. By highlighting […]