Despite the fact that women play an active role in mediating conflicts at all levels, their role is often not acknowledged and supported. We are championing efforts to increase the recognition of the role of women mediators in peace processes regionally and internationally.
Women Mediators across the Commonwealth (WMC) brings together women from different backgrounds and with different experiences of mediating conflict to learn from each other. The network advocates for greater recognition of the crucial work done by women mediators at all levels - from the local to the global.
I led a group of courageous women, all of whom had lost family, into the jungle to meet with members of the armed group. A mother’s voice is very influential when she says ‘No more bloodshed’.