All around the world there are courageous and creative PeaceWomen working for peace, social justice and a secure future, applying a wide range of approaches and methods through grassroots organizations, nongovernemntal organizations (NGOs), political office, and activist networks.
"A just peace is not achievable, nor is it sustainable without the energies, dreams, imagination and inspiration of women." ~ Irene Morada Santiago, Philipines
"My thirst for justice is what defines me. Peace is a harmonious coexistence between those who are different, with the guarantee of social jusice and the respect of individual freedom." ~ Heloneida Studart, Brazil
A lone woman administrator in an almost exclusively male domain, Nafisa Shah has set new standards for intgrity and probity in her effors to restore people's faith in the system. ~ Nafisa Shah, Pakistan
Lataben's specialty lies in interacting with women who have bee elected, and understanding their perspective on what comprises good governance. ~ Lataben Sachde, India
"The important thing is to ensure that state policies, legislation, and actions are human-centered and serve the protection of rights and sustainable human development." ~ Elmira Suleymanova, Azerbaijan
Look for postcards of PeaceWomen for justice by color:
Heloneida Studart (Brazil)
"My thirst for justice is what defines me. Peace is a harmonious coexistence between those who are different, with the guarantee of social justice and the respect for individual freedom.
Luiza Erundina de Souze (Brazil)
"Peace does not come easily. It becomes a reality when we build social justice."
Irene Morada Santiago (Philipines)
"A just peace in not achievable, nor is it sustainable without the energies, dreams, imagination and inspiration of women."
Shehia Zia (Pakistan)
Shehia Zia secured women's legal rights in Pakistan for 35 years, both as a practicing Lawyer and in her work with a leading women's empoerment NGO.