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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky on the US Women, Peace, and Security Act

December 11, 2018
On September 25, 2017, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) gave this statement on the critical importance of promoting women’s participation in conflict prevention and resolution, citing the efforts of women peacebuilders around the world.
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Reweaving Society: Colombia’s Nasa Women Reviving Culture and Dialogue

November 09, 2018
This is the sixth installment in a blog series on civil society engagement with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The series shares perspectives from multiple focus areas of One Earth Future.
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The Woman Leading the Movement Against Nuclear Weapons

September 26, 2018
“Giving voice to that humanitarian perspective is how we will create the end of fear, the end of denial. And ultimately, the end of nuclear weapons.”- Beatrice Fihn
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“Mothers of the Revolution”: Our Secure Future Recognizes Women Peacebuilders on the International Day of Peace

September 24, 2018
Known as the “Mother of the Revolution,” Tawakkol Karman grew up in the midst of political turmoil, the civil war between North and South Yemen.
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In South Sudan, Are Celebrations Over Recent Peace Too Soon?

August 20, 2018
This is the second in a blog series on civil society engagement in the Women, Peace and Security agenda, which shares perspectives from multiple focus areas of One Earth Future.

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