Power to Women in Peace Processes

Women's Organisations Cooperating in Realising Resolution 1325

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Overcoming obstacles

02/05/2012 13:53

Overcoming Obstacles
Bridge-Building Seminar with Palestine and Israeli Women in Support of the Implementation of UNSCR 1325

In an ambitious four dayseminar in December 2008, women from two parts of the world met. From one corner came women from two sides of the Middle Eastern conflict, and from the other corner came their Nordic partner organisations. Apart from exchanging experiences and summing up the most important challenges facing the women's organisations, the women also indulged themselves in several exercises, like the following.

Exercise:
Identify aspects regarding women's human rights.

Who are the perpetrators?
In what ways are the perpetrators responsible?
Where can we find the solutions?
What strategies can you use? (social, political, cultural and economical)

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