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In every society, women play a central role in building and maintaining harmony within the family and strengthening social cohesion within communities. Affirming that “peace begins in the home,” the Global Peace Foundation seeks to engage women and other stakeholders to create a supportive cultural environment to strengthen and empower women’s leadership as a fundamental resource in advancing peace and human development.

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Award winner Maria Elena Wapenka and Soonok Kang
"This award is such a significant distinction. It's a great incentive to what we do as women, to makes us feel the love of others who recognize us and value the work we do."—María Elena Wapenka, Minister of Superior Court of Electoral Justice
Published on 13/12/2018
Women in Tanzania for the Peace Begins in the Home campaign
In Tanzania, Margreth struggles with discrimination and work exploitation from having a hearing impairment. Previously, she worked at Buhangjuga Primary school as a teacher for nine months. However, during this time, she was not payed for her work.
Published on 20/11/2018
The following story by Ms. Asiimwe Jackline for Global Peace Foundation Uganda highlights the heartwarming lessons on peace she learned from her mother. Do you have a story about how Peace Begins in the Home? Contact us today and tell your story.
Published on 14/11/2018