Thursday, March 17, 2011

Women's History Month: Máiread Corrigan and Betty Williams

Máiread Corrigan (Máiread Corrigan-Maguire) and Betty Williams co-founded the Community of Peace People, an organization which attempts to encourage a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The two women were co-recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize.

VOANews: American Women Draw Attention to Role of Women in Peace Efforts - 2003-03-07
These peace efforts have come not only before wars and national conflicts, but have continued afterwards.