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Women are the peace makers - Bougainville negotiator

Women are the peace makers - Bougainville negotiator

Updated 7 December 2012, 9:34 AEDT

The role of women in the peace process and conflict resolution is often ignored or overlooked.

Their role was crucial in ending the conflict on Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.

Sister Lorraine Garasu is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth and coordionator of their Centre for Rehabilitation on Bougainville.

She has participated in peace negotiations both in Bougainville and overseas.

Sister Lorraine in Australia to share the lessons she learned with humanitarian workers and military leaders.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Sister Lorraine Garasu, Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth & coordinator, Bougainville Inter-Church Women's Forum

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