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[26 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Report Back: Aquila Ismail Book Signing

-By Corinne Mitchell
Administration and Outreach Manager
As you may have heard if you live in the D.C. area, Peace X Peace hosted a book signing event on Wednesday, June 13 for Aquila Ismail, author of  Of Martyrs and Marigolds.  The event featured a reading by the author of select passages, a short Q&A session, a book signing, and light refreshments.  The intimate gathering was generously hosted by our Board Chairwoman Gail Montplaisir at her beautiful apartment overlooking the Capitol, and it was one of several Ismail attended before heading home to …

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[22 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: How Should You Report on War?

Just a handful of links this week, but they’re nice and juicy, with plenty to sink your teeth into.

The Atlantic asks what has to change for women to “have it all.”
Attacks on art in Tunisia, from Global Voices
Guernica Magazine tackles the morality of contemporary war coverage.
Rodney King died this week – how does a neighborhood come back after violent riots?  Find out in this piece about South Central LA ten years after the riots there.

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Find Resources, Build Peace

Here are a few things that have caught our eyes on the blogs this week:

First up: A blog in praise of one our favorite resources – The Peace and Conflict Development Network. Now they’re looking for members!

Interesting findings in this poll on the best and worst G20 countries for women. Canada is #1, India comes in last. Find out where the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and other countries rank.

Check out this cool interview with a Tunisian woman working to empower her countrywomen and men.

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[8 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

New Narratives on why aid agencies should fund media.
Have you seen this story in the Times? Girls forced into arranged marriages are killing themselves in Iraq.
Question facing the international community: Can the violence end in Syria without more violence?
And finally… one more on Syria from Wronging Rights.