WOMEN WAR & PEACE | PBS

Our Partners

Women, War & Peace is partnering with organizations and institutions dedicated to empowering women and promoting peace worldwide. Through far-ranging promotional efforts, these organizations help ensure that Women, War & Peace reaches a diverse audience motivated to discuss and engage with the issues addressed in the series. We encourage you to follow the links below to learn more about each partner.

Women and Girls Lead

Women and Girls Lead, spearheaded by ITVS, is a public media campaign that amplifies the voices of women and girl leaders through the power of independently produced documentaries, community engagement and education and new digital technologies. Learn more and get involved at www.itvs.org/women-and-girls-lead

Global Fund for Women

The Global Fund for Women invests in and mobilizes resources for women-led human rights organizations and movements worldwide. This allows them to seize opportunities, respond to crises and build their organizations. Our Women Dismantling Militarism Initiative supports women’s actions that address militarism and offer innovative models that build enduring peace.

The Institute for Inclusive Security

The Institute for Inclusive Security uses research, training, and advocacy to promote the inclusion of all stakeholders, particularly women, in peace processes. It includes The Women Waging Peace Network, a network of more than 1,000 women peacemakers from conflict areas around the world.

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises – helping people survive and rebuild their lives while restoring hope, safety, dignity and opportunity. Visit www.rescue.org/WAKEUP to learn more and to join the IRC’s campaign to protect and empower vulnerable women and girls.

PeaceJam

PeaceJam is an award-winning peace education program, helping young people bring change to their own communities and the world, working hand in hand with twelve leading Nobel Peace Laureates and PeaceJam’s Global Call to Action campaign. Our goal — one billion Global Call to Action projects completed by the year 2018.

U.S. Institute of Peace

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Center for Gender and Peacebuilding informs and expands understanding about gender impacts in conflict situations; contributes to policy change through analytical and practitioner work; and enhances the role of women in peacebuilding through education and training.

Vital Voices Global Partnership

Vital Voices Global Partnership identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities. Visit www.vitalvoices.org to learn more about our work with women leaders who advance human rights, economic development and entrepreneurship, and political and public leadership.

Women for Women International

Women for Women International is a global humanitarian and development organization that provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. For more information go to www.womenforwomen.org.

World YWCA

The World Young Women’s Christian Association (World YWCA) is a global network of women leading social and economic change in 125 countries worldwide. It advocates for peace, justice, health, human dignity, freedom and care of the environment, and has been at the forefront of raising the status of women since it was founded in 1894.

 

Comments

  1. Char Ferrigan says:

    If women were not so discriminated in this corporate world of greed a better life would be had for all. Mother Nature would not be sacrificed for the greed of a few but protected for all. With the loss of clean water, air, trees, rare plants and animals we cannot be so blind or stupid to not realize nobody will survive. The massive death of bees means no food for the rich too. WAKE UP CALL Have we as a society learned nothing from history. You can’t take your money to the grave so do some good with it while you are still above ground.

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