JASS Blog Archives for May 2009

by JASS on May 12, 2009 on 8:42 pm

Safaa Elagib Adam is a bold voice for Darfurian women, working to ensure these vital stakeholders are involved in building peace. Though Darfurian women are at risk of being raped, beaten, abducted, or killed as they seek food and firewood, Safaa reminds us that women are more than victims of war: We are also stakeholders—real stakeholders—in the negotiation and in the peace process. 

Safaa participated in the International Conference Women Redefining Democracy, coordinated by the Nobel Women's Initiative

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by JASS on May 12, 2009 on 3:09 pm

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by JASS on May 11, 2009 on 2:43 pm

36 years of violence and oppression because of the armed conflict in Guatemala left more than 100,000 dead, 50,000 disappeared, 250,000 orphans, more than 350 communities erased from the map, tens of thousands displaced, and hundreds of indigenous communities destroyed. Clandestine cemeteries are still being uncovered and countless human rights violations are left unpunished. Waves of violence continue to plague the country, affecting women in particular.
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