The Women’s Struggle for Peace: Peace Initiatives in South Sudan, Sudan, and Central African Republic

November was an important month for women. The insecurity in South Sudan, Sudan, and Central African Republic has lead women to mobilize and take action towards establishing peace. However, there are missed opportunities and concerns with the current initiatives that can be and should be rectified. In Sudan, as investigations continue into the allegations of … Continue reading The Women’s Struggle for Peace: Peace Initiatives in South Sudan, Sudan, and Central African Republic

#16Days: Peace Talks, Peacebuilding and Women

Although over past two decades great strides have been made to include women in international, political, and security affairs, recent statistics demonstrate a lot of work still needs to be done. In 2012, UN Women published a report “Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations: Connections between Presence and Influence”, which demonstrates how little women have been … Continue reading #16Days: Peace Talks, Peacebuilding and Women

Member Spotlight: Anna Snyder conducts conflict resolution training in Burma

WPSN-C member, Anna Snyder, conducted conflict resolution training for political parties, NGOs and civil society in Burma/Myanmar in December 2013. Anna Snyder is an Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies at Menno Simons College at the University of Winnipeg, Manitoba. In December 2013, she co-hosted conflict resolution training for Burma’s political parties, NGOs and civil … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Anna Snyder conducts conflict resolution training in Burma