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Women, War & Peace

WOMEN, WAR & PEACE is a new five-part series on the changing roles of women in war and peace. The vast majority of today's conflicts are not fought by nation states and their armies, but rather by informal entities: gangs, insurgent groups and warlords using unconventional weapons. The series reveals how post-Cold War proliferation of small arms has changed the landscape of war, with women becoming primary targets and suffering unprecedented casualties. Yet they are simultaneously emerging as necessary partners in brokering lasting peace and as leaders in forging new international laws governing conflict. WOMEN, WAR& PEACE spotlights the stories . . .

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Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 - 4:00 AM    "The War We Are Living" Two Afro-Colombian women fight to hold onto the gold-rich land that has sustained their community through small-scale mining for centuries in the mountainous region of Colombia's Pacific southwest. They are part of a network of female leaders established during Colombia's 40-year civil war, defying paramilitary death threats to remain on the land. Part 4 of 5 G
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More Women, War & Peace on IDAHO (MT)
Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 - 4:00 AM "The War We Are Living" (IDAHO)
Show is for Ages 14 and over DVS Enabled
Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 - 4:00 AM "War Redefined" (IDAHO)
Show is for Ages 14 and over DVS Enabled
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