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Feminist approach to peace, security requires more than words

By Beth Woroniuk      

Canada should listen to and fund women’s grassroots groups, human rights defenders, and peace groups.

Gloria Amparo Arboleda, right, explains the outreach program of Butterflies of New Wings in Buenaventura, Colombia in 2014. The butterflies group was set up as a network of women helping women in an area scarred by armed conflict. UNHCR photograph by Juan Arredondo

On July 1, we marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. The slaughter of hundreds of thousands of young men echoes through the century. I am Canadian because of my Scottish grandmother. She turned 19 the year the First World War ended. She looked around and saw that “there were no young men left.” So she made a new life in Western Canada. Fast forward 100 years. Armed conflict has changed. The line between combatants

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