10 Women’s Peace Networks

And how they are changing the world

10 Women’s Peace Networks

There are hundreds of women’s peacebuilding networks, actually, much more than could be ever covered here. Most are local, national or regional networks, and a handful are global networks. Below, in no particular order, are ten global women’s peacebuilding networks that are changing the world.

Get involved

For those looking to join a network or support them in any way, I encourage you to join their email lists and follow them on social media. You may find a network or a few that are in line with your passions and interests. Below is a brief overview of each to see the uniqueness of each.

  1. International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN): support women peacebuilders to build movements and influence policy
  2. The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP): a coalition of women’s rights organizations
  3. Peace Women Across the Globe — Wiki Peace Women: raises the visibility of women building peace
  4. Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW): raise voices of grassroots women and women spiritual leaders in peace and dialogue facilitation
  5. Women in Black: grassroots feminist peace and justice activism
  6. Global Alliance of Regional Women Mediator Networks: women’s participation and influence in peace processes
  7. Women in International Security (WIIS): professional development of women in the field of international peace and security
  8. Women4NonViolence: a global network of survivors of SGBV advocating to influence global conventions associated with SGBV in conflict contexts
  9. Nobel Women’s Initiative: women Nobel peace laureates supporting women’s movements for peace, justice, and equality

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