WOMEN PEACEMAKERS MARCH 22

MARCH 22

Ewa ŁĘTOWSKA born Warsaw 1940. First Polish Parliamentary Human Rights Ombudsperson 1987-92; National Ombudsperson 1999-2002; named Woman of Europe 1993; Professor of Law and expert in Human Rights; International Commission of Jurists 1991; Judge of Constitutional Tribunal 2002.

PEACEFUL EVENTS BY WOMEN ON THIS DAY:

1958: South African Women demonstrated against pass laws.

1965: Marjorie Sykes negotiated peace on Nagaland National Day.

1980: Denise Levertov speech to Anti-Draft Rally, Washington DC: “imagine love, imagine peace, imagine community…learn in time how to say no” (Candles from Babylon 1982).

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