Women Waging Peace

Authored by: Swanee Hunt and Cristina Posa

Categories: Conflict Prevention, Peace Support Operations, Violent Conflict
Sub-Categories: Nonviolent Resistance, Peace Accords, Peacemaking
Region: No Region
Year: 2001
Citation: Hunt, Swanee and Cristina Posa. "Women Waging Peace." Foreign Policy, no. 124 (May - June 2001): 38-47.

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You can’t end wars simply by declaring peace. “Inclusive security” rests on the principle that fundamental social changes are necessary to prevent renewed hostilities. Women have proven time and again their unique ability to bridge seemingly insurmountable divides. So why aren’t they at the negotiating table?