‘How can I have peace when my children are unable to go to school because we cannot pay the fees?’ – This is the question a woman in Gweru, Zimbabwe asked when she attended a peace circle. Another woman in the group had the same problem and by the end of the circle the group had decided to help both women start a business.

Peace Circles Empower Women to Engage in their Communities

Creators of Peace Circle in Baringo County, Kenya

The peace circles are run through The Creators of Peace (CoP) initiative, a global network which was launched in 1991 following a speech by Anna Abdallah Msekwa, a Tanzanian women’s leader and cabinet minister.

Find out about the incredible initiative taking place all over the world by reading this article featured in the Changemakers Magazine.


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