Working for Peace and Justice is an Uphill Battle

By Braema Mathi

June 2020 FEATURE
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WORKING FOR PEACE is an attractive, but nebulous cause. Without Justice, conflicts are hard to avoid and peace gets disrupted. And so, the work begins again on peacebuilding.Last February Penang Monthly was invited to attend the Roundtable on Women, Peace and Security hosted by the Commonwealth Foundation to review platforms for Women and Peacebuilding, and to identify an advocacy map and pathway that participants can work towards and collaborate on in the future.This is the third of such events to...

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Braema Mathi

is a visiting senior research fellow at Penang Institute. She is from Singapore and she loves the hills, the rivers and trekking – all of which are plentiful in Penang.