Women War and Peace

Women, War & Peace challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain. The series reveals that women have become primary targets in today's armed conflicts and are 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.

Put on Your Helmet

1m 37s

An all-female Bangladeshi police unit trains for a year-long UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti.

Extras + Features

  • Preview | A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers

    S2 E4 - 31s

    Embark on a risky year-long UN peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.

  • Put on Your Helmet: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Put on Your Helmet

    S2 E4 - 1m 37s

    An all-female Bangladeshi police unit trains for a year-long UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti.

  • Like Sisters: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Like Sisters

    S2 E3 - 1m 56s

    In 1987 during the first Intifada, imprisoned Palestinian women form a bond while raising one prisoner's infant son.

  • Preview | Naila and the Uprising: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | Naila and the Uprising

    S2 E3 - 31s

    Discover the story of a courageous, non-violent women’s movement that formed the heart of the Palestinian struggle for freedom during the 1987 uprising, known as the first Intifada. One woman must make a choice between love, family and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three.

  • Preview | The Trials of Spring: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | The Trials of Spring

    S2 E2 - 31s

    Follow three Egyptian women as they put their lives and bodies on the line fighting for justice and freedom. The film tells the story of Egypt’s Arab Spring, the human rights abuses that came to define it and the women willing to risk everything.

  • Tahrir Square: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tahrir Square

    S2 E2 - 1m 50s

    For some women, celebrating International Women's Day in Egypt's Tahrir Square resulted in cruel physical punishment at the hands of their own government.

  • Preview | Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs

    S2 E1 - 32s

    Discover the story of the Catholic and Protestant women who come together during Northern Ireland’s bloody conflict to form an all-female political party and fight to ensure that human rights, equality and inclusion shape the historic Good Friday Agreement peace deal.

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