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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Peace X Peace @ 10: Programs – Part 2

Women share. We celebrate. We connect, and we lead. Our perspectives are long-term, spanning the generations.
We care about identifying root causes and systemic, sustainable solutions. We create change.
In our 10th anniversary year, with just four staff members and a no-frills budget, the women of Peace X Peace (Peace by Peace) managed seven major initiatives and expanded our reach by 150%. Here’s part 2 of a two-part summary, program X program. Read part 1 here.
Advocacy and Action
Peace X Peace is a leader in advocating for effective, sustained policies and laws that …

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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Peace X Peace @ 10: Programs – Part 1

Women share. We celebrate. We connect, and we lead. Our perspectives are long-term, spanning the generations. We care about identifying root causes and systemic, sustainable solutions. We create change.
In our 10th anniversary year, with just four staff members and a no-frills budget, the women of Peace X Peace (Peace by Peace) managed seven major initiatives and expanded our reach by 150%. Here’s part 1 of a two-part summary, program X program. Read part 2 here.
Connection Point
Our Connection Point (CP) Initiative, launched in 2011, links Arab, Muslim, and Western women worldwide to …

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Blurring the Lines on War and Abortion

Mary Liepold
Editor in Chief 
“Even when my mind is fully made up, I don’t think I’m going to be turning up at either kind of rally.”
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Stereotypes are regrettable. And life is complicated. So most of us simplify our mental lives with pre-made pictures of certain categories of others.
I admit I do. I picture an anti-abortion demonstrator as a young man with short, neatly combed hair and slightly wild eyes, or an older woman with sensible shoes and a tight mouth. I picture pro-abortion demonstrators as college-age women and their pleasantly scruffy …

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[7 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
A Tribute to Two Remarkable Leaders

Kimberly Weichel
Peace X Peace CEO
“I have been inspired by the leadership, commitment, dedication, and passion of these two accomplished women, and I appreciate all  they have done to open doors for women everywhere.”
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Peace X Peace pays tribute to the remarkable legacies of  former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer, who both stepped down last week. It’s an opportunity to take stock not only of their many accomplishments during these past four years, but also of the lasting impact of their exceptional …