[AWID 2016] Feminist Playbook for Peace

This exciting cross-movement AWID session will be an open and creative space to challenge assumptions of patriarchal inevitability and sustainability, to analyse the linkages between neoliberalism, globalisation, militarism and conflict, and their impact from local to global.

We believe that the answer is in the room, therefore, we will use this space to create an interactive discussion among participants to explore feminist solutions, strengthen alliances, share practical skills, and construct innovative strategies to transform existing structures, policies and approaches, prevent violence, and bring peace.

Speakers:

Madeleine Rees, Secretary General, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Binalakshmi Nepram, Disarmament Indigenous Activist, Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network and Control Arms Foundation of India

Marcos Nascimento, MenEngage Alliance, Brazil

Oula Ramadan, Executive Director, Badael Foundation, Syria

Maria Muñoz Maraver, Human Rights Director, WILPF

Jamie Dobie, Executive Director, Peace Is Loud, US

Date: 10 September

Time: 2:30pm – 6:00pm

Place: Ala Terra – Bahia 2

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