When women play a role in the peace building process—as negotiators, politicians, and activists—they can help bring about sustainable peace in their communities. Research confirms that peace agreements only succeed when they include a broad range of stakeholders.
Yet, only 10 percent of negotiators in peace agreements are women.
To build lasting peace, we need fix this serious imbalance. The Women, Peace and Security Act would do just that. The WPS Act would, among other efforts:
Dear [Decision Maker],
I am writing to ask you to co-sponsor the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2016.