Posts By Eileen Pennington

In The News

New Opportunities for the Women of Burma

September 26, 2012

On a recent trip to Burma (also known as Myanmar) as an observer on a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) delegation, I met with dozens of leading government officials, activists, and civil society leaders to talk about the changes taking place in the country and the prospects for a peaceful transition to democracy.

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Notes from the Field

Give Women a Chance to Make Peace in Mindanao

April 25, 2012

The southern Philippines’ island of Mindanao has suffered through decades of violent conflict. As the opposing parties explore prospects for an enduring peace, a new study commissioned by The Asia Foundation demonstrates that one key to long-term conflict resolution will be the women of Mindanao.

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