Women’s Inclusion in the Geneva Peace Talks

As the next round of negotiations commences in Geneva, Syrian women have more seats at the table and in prominent advisory bodies than ever before. Though numbers are only the first step toward meaningful inclusion, these women are poised to shape the future of their country.

Written by Kristin Williams Published on Read time Approx. 0 minutes

Here’s what women’s representation in the Syria peace talks looks like, how it happened, and why it matters:

This article was originally published by Inclusive Security and is reprinted here with permission.

Top image: A woman waves a Syrian Revolution flag during a protest for human rights in Syria near the German parliament Bundestag and the chancellery in Berlin pm Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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