Women’s Contributions to the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement

Authored by: Tahnya Donaghy

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Peace Accords, Political Transitions
Country: Northern Ireland
Region: Europe and Eurasia
Year: 2003
Citation: Donaghy, Tahnya. “Women’s Contributions to the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement.” Canadian Woman Studies, 22 no. 2. (2003): 83-87.

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Women were more involved in the 1990 Northern Ireland peace negotiations than many have previously given them credit for. This is in large part due to several women's coalitions as well as women's engagement with community members, leading to a stronger, more widely accepted peace agreement.