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As mothers of the land : the birth of the Bougainville women for peace and freedom


Bougainville is a matrilineal society where women are the custodians of the land, some with chiefly roles. Women's participation as a group has advanced the peace process in Bougainville since their inclusion in the 1997 negotiations. Yet, without a permanent record, there will be no history of women's valuable contributions to peace. This book tells the story of one of the deadliest crises of the last decades-the Bougainville conflict-and the peace process that followed, not through the eyes...[Show more]

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