Women’s Peace Resources

Being Mary and Being Martha,for Peace! new in 2016

Inspiration from Women – quotes, poetry, and more – handout

“Nurturing Peace: the Gifts of Women”

Stopping Violence Against Women and Girls – Action Guide

Women’s Issues in Central America – 1998 by Gail Brodersen-Heins

Women’s Path of Hope – Women-led peace and justice events and movements throughout history

Women’s Video Gallery

And elsewhere on the web:

Women in Ordained Ministry Reflect God’s Call – An Interview with LWF General Secretary on International Women’s Day

“50 Powerful Women Religious Leaders To Celebrate On International Women’s Day”

See also the following references:

Gender and Sexuality

Riane Eisler, The Chalice and the Blade* (HarperCollins, 1988); Cynthia Enloe, Maneuvers: …Militarizing Women’s Lives* (Calif., ‘00); Susan Griffin, Chorus of Stones* (Doubleday, ‘92), provocative, influential; Barbara Deming, We Are All Part of One Another* (New Society, ‘84); Harriet Alonso, Peace as a Women‘s Issue (Syracuse, ’93); http://wilpfus.org/ Mel White, Stranger at the Gate* by the nonviolent “Soul Force” leader (Penguin, ‘95) www.soulforce.org; Mark Thompson, ed., Long Road to Freedom,* a well-illustrated history of the gay and lesbian movement (St. Martin’s, ‘94); Barry Adam, Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement (Twayne,‘95)…also: Bawer, Boyd,* Heyward,* Marcus,* Schulman, Sullivan, Wink* Flora Davis, Moving the Mountain,* a fine history of the US women’s movement (Simon & Schuster, 1991); Elise Boulding, The Underside of History, an enlightening survey (Westview, ‘93)…hooks,* Lerner, Nelson, Ruether,* Spender,* Steinem, www.reconcilingworks.org http://now.org/ www.feminist.org

The above references are an excerpt from: Transforming Our World – A compact “best of the best” catalog of the most useful books, manuals, and websites, selected by teachers, researchers, parents, and activists from the Peace and Justice Resource Center.