“Let’s face it, if the mothers ruled the world, there would be no … wars in the first place,” stated Sally Field in 2007. Ambassador Swanee Hunt goes a step further, advocating that women of all ages, religions, and ethnic backgrounds should be leaders in peace processes, especially as a means to end war and rebuild societies, as well as to alleviate poverty and other human suffering. Hunt, director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and president of Hunt Alternatives Fund, makes her case at this Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Posted: December 5th, 2007
Women Waging Peace: Why Women Must Be Included as Leaders of Peace Processes