on Political Position
Women Waging Peace recognizes the essential role and
contribution of women as a valuable resource in preventing
deadly conflict, stopping war, and sustaining peace
in fragile areas around the world.
Women Waging Peace supports the work of individual and
collective groups of women working in peace-building
capacities in areas of violent conflict and does not
align itself with individual government leaders or the
actions of their respective governments.
Women Waging Peace works with a network of women activists,
educators, health professionals, political figures,
entrepreneurs, religious leaders and journalists who
represent a wide variety of often opposing political
views. With varied backgrounds, perspectives, and skills,
our members bring a vast array of expertise to our network.
Women Waging Peace supports the efforts of these women
as they work for peace in their respective fields; it
does not necessarily advocate the political views of
Women Waging Peace recognizes that even in situations
of tragic wrongs committed on all sides of a conflict,
women can be critical agents toward reconciliation.