Posted by in on November 11, 2010

(Inter) Faith-Based Peace building: The Need for a Gender Perspective

The current thinking on the role that religion can play in peace building often lacks a gender perspective. So far, the need to engender the discourse on religion and peace building–including the point at which religion, women’s rights and peace building intersect – has received little attention. From 13-15 September, 2010, 35 women activists from 21 different countries met to create a safe space for the women to formulate their own analysis as well as to come up with recommendations in terms of advancing a gender perspective in faith-based peace building.