Victims are Agents, excerpts from the book, “Worlds Apart”

   •    October 28, 2011

On October 25, 2011, Ambassador Swanee Hunt, and the filmmakers of the PBS documentary series “Women, War, and Peace” Abigail Disney, and Pamela Hogan, addressed lessons that could be gathered from the women in the Balkan peace process at a screening of “We came to Testify” at USIP in Washington, DC. Amb. Hunt served in Austria during the Balkan conflict and was able to gain a unique view of both on the ground issues and the international diplomatic response. Reading excerpts from her book, World’s Apart, Amb. Hunt illustrates the disconnect between well-meaning policy makers and the women who were facing the brunt of both the suffering of war and the responsibility of peacebuilding.

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