Volume 5 Number 9, October 19, 2011
Co-op women give peace a chance
It is Co-op Week in Canada, a time to celebrate our co-operative achievements. Looking beyond Canada's borders, this issue of International Dispatch delves into the many ways women's co-operatives are mediating conflict and empowering women to become peace builders.
How and why are women and their co-operatives so successful at peace building? What are they achieving? What obstacles are they encountering along the way?
Experts addressed these questions at a recent webinar organized by the Measuring the
Co-operative Difference Research Network to mark World Peace Day. They say, with co-ops, peace building starts in the home.