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When We Are Bold: Women Who Turn Our Upsidedown World Right

By October 4, 2016October 13th, 2016Blog


cover-homeNobel Women’s Initiative is celebrating a decade of supporting the women’s peace movement and amplifying women’s voices for peace, justice and equality!

In September 2016 a book launch was held in Ottawa to commemorate 10 years of women-led action for peace. When We Are Bold: Women Who Turn Our Upsidedown World Right at the Ottawa International Writers Festival on September 27. When We Are Bold is a collection of 28 essays about women peacemakers by notable women authors, academics and activists. CBC Ottawa’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld and Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams were joined by When We Are Bold authors Madeleine Thien, Aja Monet and Casey Camp-Horinek for readings and discussion. Click here to see photo highlights from the book launch.

aja monet’s essay on June Jordan and Tara Thompson entitled, “I’m Trying to Find My Way Home” is included in this incredible collection of women’s voices. for more information and to purchase book click here: