Women’s Interventions for Peace in the North-East
Publish date: 28 Nov 02
The experiences in the Northeast portray that if women are successful in defining peace making, as a women’s job then they are not severely challenged. The experiences of Nagaland show that through peacemaking women are able to negotiate spaces in the public sphere. This recognition then helps them in their other negotiations such as the reworking of property rights. Women’s negotiations for peace have the potential to change the situation of women even in traditional societies. It also leads to a democratization of society in as much as democracy can be equated with social justice. Therefore women not only redefine peace but their own situation is also redefined by the politics of peace.
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