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The risk that women peacebuilders face in order to create a better future for their communities

Every conflict is unique. But, from Afghanistan to Liberia to Syria to Guatemala, women's organizations and their leaders are always at the forefront of peacebuilding and recovery.

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Originally written by Sarah Douglas and originally published by the UN Women on July 12, 2016.

Every conflict is unique. But, from Afghanistan to Liberia to Syria to Guatemala, women's organizations and their leaders are always at the forefront of peacebuilding and recovery. Usually unsupported and under-resourced, women peacebuilders risk their lives and make tremendous sacrifices in order to rebuild their communities and to forge a better future for their societies.

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