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[6 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Welcome to the New Year!  There’s a lot of work to do.

Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2012 and a new year of juicy peace links.
Here are a few that I’ve already posted on Facebook and Twitter, but these are articles that really struck me over the holidays:

On women as spoils of war in Somalia.
Study finds that women vets are less supportive of war than male vets.

And some new gems:

NPR on women and the future of the Arab Spring
A Jewish perspective on what you can do over the long MLK weekend. (It’s coming up soon!)
Some human rights observers might not be so …

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[23 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Thank You and Happy Holidays

Many of us are celebrating winter holidays this week and next, or ringing in the new year.  At Peace X Peace we’ll be taking a bit of a breather next week, and so will Peace Links.  We’ll be back on January 6th.  Thank you all for a great year, and for reading this new feature!  Please let me know if you have any suggestions or questions (, and I look forward to sharing some great links in 2012.  Cheers!

Big shout out to Hilary Clinton this week and last.  Between the …

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[20 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Launching the US National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security

- by Kimberly Weichel
CEO, Peace X Peace

It was thrilling to participate yesterday in the official launch of the US National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security. Having been part of the civil society team, meeting for over a year to provide recommendations to the US government agencies tasked with preparing this plan, it was a momentous occasion to have it come to fruition. And I felt proud of the role that Peace X Peace played!
The goal of the National Action Plan is profound – to empower half the world’s …

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[16 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Feminism! Big Change! Revisions!

Everyone is starting to cede work to holiday pleasure, but I still managed to track down a few great links for you this week. Enjoy – I hope you find them enriching and calming at this busy time of year.

This is feminism (for her). What is it for you?
Checking back in on a link from a couple weeks ago (on the messiness of assessing development projects).
Love it!  Think small to …