Women, Religion, and Peace: Meeting Report
July 8, 2010
On July 7-8, 2010, development practitioners, scholars, and policymakers met in Washington, D.C., to initiate a conversation about the ways in which women inspired by or linked to religion create and maintain peace. The symposium was a partnership among the World Faiths Development Dialogue, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and United States Institute of Peace. The participants included representatives of a wide range of both secular and faith-inspired organizations, as well as scholars and grassroots peacebuilders from around the world. This meeting summary highlights the major issues that emerged during the two days of discussion.