WASHINGTON DC —A panel of women leaders told a forum at the U.S. Capitol on May 13, 2014 that women have played an under-recognized role in fostering peace in families and communities and need to be empowered to assume greater authority in formal political and multi-sector peace initiatives.
Published on 14/05/2014
Blog: Uganda's Honorable Ruth Molly Lematia Displaying the Power of 'Soft Power' through a Mother's Compassion
Joseph Nye of Harvard University coined the term "soft power" to give name to a force that attracts and compels rather than uses brute force. This idea has been applied to the idea that women hold power in society differently than men.
Published on 19/03/2014
The role of women in conflict resolution and peace processes is internationally recognized. The UN has issued multiple resolutions affirming the pivotal role of women in peace and committing to measures that study and ensure the continued involvement of women.
Published on 03/03/2014
Global Peace Convention 2013Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia“Unity in Diversity: Building Social Cohesion for Sustainable Peace through Universal Aspirations, Principles, and Values,”Your excellences, Honorable guests, women leaders from around the w
Published on 13/12/2013
Global Peace ConventionDecember 5-8, 2013Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Published on 06/12/2013
Global Peace Leadership ConferenceNovember 7-9, 2013Abuja, NigeriaTheme: "Moral and Innovative Leadership: Building Sustainable Peace for a Prosperous Future”
Published on 08/11/2013
Speech: Dr. Jun Sook Moon, Chairwoman of Global Peace Women, Speaks on the Role of Women in Peace-Building
Global Peace Leadership ConferenceNovember 7-9, 2013Abuja, Nigeria
Published on 07/11/2013
The Global Peace Foundation’s Cookstove Project, which provides families with clean stoves that limit deadly indoor air pollution, is expanding from Uganda to Kenya through an initiative of Global Peace Women.
Published on 14/10/2013
Women traditionally pray and fast for 24 hours for the wellness of their husbands and their marriage during Teej, a women’s festival celebrated in Nepal,
Published on 24/09/2013