Women Making An Impact

Every day, tens of thousands of women—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—are making the world safer. They mobilize. They march. They advocate. They risk their lives for a better future, often going unnoticed and unacknowledged. Nevertheless, they persist.

It’s time to celebrate these bold innovators for peace.

She Risks Her Life to Report on Syria’s Civil War
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She Organized a Sex Strike and Ended War in Liberia
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This Pakistani Woman Uses Education to Fight Extremism
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How Women Rebuilt Rwanda
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These Afghan Women Warned of Violence
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10 Ways Syrian Women Risk It All For Peace
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Deradicalizing Extremists With the Help of Their Mothers
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16 Women Who Are Standing Up to Violence
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How Liberian Women Battled Ebola
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17 Women Who Are Changing the World
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A More Inclusive Future for South Sudan
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Her Son Went Missing in Action, So She Reached Out to the Enemy
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How Women Transformed the Peace Talks in Northern Ireland
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One Kenyan Woman Asks: Can Cellphones Stop Violence?
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9 Women Forging a More Peaceful World
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After Srebrenica Massacre, Bosnian Women Reclaim Peace
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The Moment She Decided to Work for Peace
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Uniting Muslim and Christian Women to End Killings in Nigeria
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An Iraqi Woman Leading the Push for Democracy
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She Fled War in South Sudan—Now She Fights for Peace
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In Bosnia, Who Picked Up the Pieces?
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The Power of Libya’s Female Arms Dealers
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In Kenya, Only Women Saw the Fire Coming
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10 Ways Syrian Women Are Building Peace and Democracy
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Using the Quran to Deter Suicide Bombers in Pakistan
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A Filipino Peace Icon, and Three Other Inspiring Women
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Striving to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ in Nigeria
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Celebrating 20 Years of Progress—And The Women Who Made It Happen
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Syrian Women Demand End to Siege of Zabadani
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Rebuilding Afghanistan After Decades of War
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Four Courageous Women Who Are Making a Difference
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Ten Kenyan Women You Need to Know
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Celebrating Malala – and Women as Leaders for Peace
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How do you justify leaving 50% of the population out of crucial issues?
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