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Lessons Learned from Aceh: Women, Peace Processes & the Prospects for Sustainable Peace

Event Start Date: February 29, 2012 - 4 p.m.
Event End Date: February 29, 2012 - 6 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Campus Center, Room 3545
Event Cost: Free

The Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights is sponsoring this event, which features Shadia Marhaban, president of the Aceh Women's League.

Marhaban, the only woman delegate to the 2005 Helsinki peace talks that ended 30 years of conflict between the Indonesian government and the Free Aceh Movement, will reflect on her experiences and the current gendered realities of peace negotiations.


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Tags: women, peace