These and other questions on women’s contributions to peace-building and stability were put to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, by Glamour magazine Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive at our Annual Luncheon on May 6th in New York City.
Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director of Women for Women in the UK, joined the 2013 Peace March in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The following is an extract from her blog, where she highlights the work Women for Women are doing in Bosnia.
“This is an achievement of women and it will last forever,” asserts normally soft spoken Angelique Mukankubana, head of the women’s brick making cooperative in Kayonza, Eastern Province, at the site of the new Women’s Opportunity Center. She has every reason to be proud. A 2009 graduate of our...
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