Nicole Waintraub on Regional Women Mediator Networks

Despite the groundbreaking UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which acknowledges the crucial role women can and should play in peace processes, only a small number of women mediators are involved in them 20 years later.

In this context, Nicole Waintraub, Ottawa Dialogue Director of Facilitation and Mediation Support, explains how regional women mediator networks could help advance the place of women in mediation and peacebuilding as they connect women mediators with resources and opportunities; enhance the visibility of women mediators; and increase the demand for mediation. Read the article she wrote for the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Foundation here.