Welcome to Women, War & Peace’s podcast series with our host, Amy Costello. Each week, Amy will be talking to people who have responded creatively to the plight of women living in conflict zones.
Annabelle Abaya has served as the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process in the Philippines and founded The Conflict Resolution Group Foundation. Abaya has been celebrated for her record of opening four deadlocked peace processes in the country, in which combatants have ranged from Muslim separatists, to communists, to criminal groups.
Abaya describes her approach to the peace process, why women are naturally good mediators and her secret weapon for bringing combatants to the peace table.
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