Mar 2012

International Women's Day – 8 March – marks the contribution that women across the world make to their communities. Nowhere are these efforts more important than in the field of peacebuilding.

However, in too many areas, the voices of women affected by conflict go unheard, and they are often underrepresented in local, national and international conflict resolution strategies.

How we work to empower women as peacebuilders

Conciliation Resources works to strengthen the contribution of women to peacebuilding efforts. Through our partners we also help women deal with the impact violent conflict has on them and their families. Here are some of our recent developments:

Without the involvement of all sections of a community – including women – a just and lasting peace is likely to remain elusive as it lacks full insight into the causes and drivers of conflict.

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