Review Article of Global Journal of Arts and Humanities
Review on Roles of Women in Conflict and Peace
Kebede Lemu Bekelcha1, Aregash Eticha Sefera2
1Social Anthropology Department, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bule Hora University; 2Social Anthropology Department, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bule Hora University
The aim of this term paper entitled “The Roles of Women in Conflict and Peace” is to explore the role of women in conflict and peace building. In cases of interstate and intrastate conflicts, women often engage in peace activism, such as protests, silent vigils, public speeches, and political and economic boycotts. Women play various roles in conflicts and the resolution of conflicts. However, these various roles have not been reflected in mainstream approaches to peace and conflict. This view of women’s roles in peace and conflict has lately been contested by both academics and activists throughout the world. Women’s group played a major role in working for peace and reconciliation at local and national levels.
Keywords: Review, Women, Conflict and Peace
How to cite this article:
Kebede Lemu Bekelcha, Aregash Eticha Sefera.Review on Roles of Women in Conflict and Peace. Global Journal of Arts and Humanities, 2019, 2:11
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