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Women War Peace

Should Women Be Allowed In Combat? What Science Says

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/13/2012 10:26 AM EST on LiveScience The military is opening up jobs for women thanks ...

Women, War & Peace: Documentary Filmmaking as Activism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Melding journalistic reportage and visceral narrative, Women, War & Peace stands as an example of the power of film to ensure that under-recognized subjects become part of the permanent record.

War Redefined: Women, War & Peace

Abigail E. Disney | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
Abigail E. Disney

We have spent too many centuries tolerating a limited and limiting narrative of war. The desire for a new dialogue on war and peace is not limited by one's personal politics -- peace doesn't have a side, or a color or a race.

Afghanistan's Secret Weapon

Abigail E. Disney | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Abigail E. Disney

Afghanistan should give us something to crow about. It's a place where the secret to a sustainable, effective peace can be found right before our eyes. It's in half the population: Afghan women.

'I Came To Testify' Part 2: Behind The Scenes With Pamela Hogan

Deborah Stambler | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

"When the mother of that 12-year-old testified, it brought the trial to a standstill. They had to call a recess because she just started sobbing and they said it sounded like a wild animal."

'I Came To Testify' Part 1: Behind the Scenes with Pamela Hogan

Deborah Stambler | Posted 12.09.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

Changing history meant retelling and reliving the horror they had been through and as Hogan relates, it almost didn't happen.

An Opportunity In Afghanistan: Peace Still Possible With Women's Help

Wazhma Frogh | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Wazhma Frogh

If Afghan women were provided the opportunity to lead a national dialogue, they could bring people together in a way that men haven't done.

Women, War & Peace: Power Breakfast for PBS Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A new 5-part series focused on the critical role of women worldwide in war-stricken regions is to air on 5 consecutive Tuesdays starting October 11 on PBS, and the mood was fierce to say, without women at the table, there will be no peace.