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PDF on the Frontlines in Paris

Two Peace Development Fund representatives, Teresa Juarez, president of PDF’s Board of Directors, and Lori Goodman, Board member, are currently in Paris for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change conference (COP21).  ...Read more

Published on December 2, 2015

Celebrating remarkable women’s lives

Here at PDF, we are saddened to hear about the recent deaths of two remarkable activists who dedicated their lives to social justice, yet heartened by the changes they made and saw on behalf of our communities. ...Read more

Published on October 8, 2015

Women Crossing the Korean Divide: Reflections and Resolutions

Thirty women peace makers from 15 countries made a historic crossing of the two-mile wide De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) from North to South Korea on May 24th International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament. We called global attention to the need for a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War; to reunite families long separated by Korea’s division; and to assure women’s participation in the peace process.  ...Read more

Published on June 18, 2015

Women De-Militarize the Zone Organizes a Historic March for Peace in Korea

On October 30, 2000 the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 was passed, recognizing the significance of women’s “equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security.” Fifteen years later, PDF grantee Women De-Militarize the Zone models women’s leadership in peacemaking. Women De-Militarize the Zone plans on ...Read more

Published on April 29, 2015

Idle No More: A Movement to Know About

It is being called the largest indigenous mass mobilization in recent history. ...Read more

Published on January 23, 2013
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