An equal peace is a lasting peace

To achieve a lasting peace, women must be allowed to participate in the peace work, writes professor Annika Björkdahl. Phyllis Osei speaks here during the Women Peace Forum in Somalia. Photo: Unsom

Of: Annika Björkdahl

Today, on International Women's Day, I would like to highlight the importance of women's participation in successful peace and democratization processes. It is precisely in conflict-affected societies that the need for equal development cooperation and strengthened local democratization processes is greatest, writes Professor Annika Björkdahl.

March 8, 2019, Debate