Women, Conflict & Peace

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Women, Conflict & Peace

Group to discuss the issue of women in situations of conflict, and the importance of women's part in peace processes.

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To discuss personal issues please use either the women's group or the men's group.

Website: http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/conflict.html
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Where the war still echoes

A documentary about Syrian refugees

Selim and Leila were farmers in Dera'a, southwest Syria, until the day their village was shelled by government forces and they decided to leave the country.
This entailed a terrifying nighttime journey on foot through government-held territory, escorted by the Free Syrian Army. To keep the children quiet and avoid detection, they gave them sleeping pills. Many of their relatives are still stuck in Syria.

Where the war still echoes follows the family over the course of a year, from their arrival in December 2012. The series provides an intimate view of their struggles to adjust to camp life and the traumatic effects of the conflict back home.

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Nonviolence Education to campaign for peace.

Who Should Attend?The International Nonviolence Summer Institute is ideal for NGO workers, human-rights activists, teachers, university students and faculty, counselors, social workers, business management, criminal justice workers, law enforcement,…Continue

Tags: Bernard, Lafayette, Jr., Dr., training

Started by Laura Dussault Jan 20, 2013.

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Comment by Mohammed on September 13, 2013 at 19:34

Religious clashes spread across India between Muslims and Hindus

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/hundreds-flee-home...

Comment by Anna Campbell on August 29, 2013 at 13:09

I believe that by working together, sharing our stories, and becoming family, we truly can live in peace.

Comment by Mugisho Ndabuli Theophile on February 18, 2013 at 14:56

Peace is very important because without it nothing can be done. The peace of women will help them involve in every aspect of development.

 
 
 

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