Institute for Peace and Justice

Contact: Emiko Noma
Phone: (619) 260-7812
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Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Women PeaceMakers Articles

Below are articles about the Women PeaceMakers program and/or individual Women PeaceMakers, published in various sources.


Emiko Noma, Dee Aker and Jennifer Freeman. "Heeding Women's Voices: Breaking Cycles of Conflict and Deepening the Concept of Peacebuilding." Journal of Peacebuilding & Development. Vol. 7, No. 1. 2012.


Libby Jelinek. "Women Peacemakers champion solidarity." The Vista. October 27, 2011.

Peter Rowe. "This PeaceMaker knows the ins and outs of power." San Diego Union-Tribune. October 20, 2011.

Alisha Agrellas. "Manjula Pradeep speaks to the students at USD." The Vista. October 20, 2011.

Emily Jones. "Colloquium unites peacemakers, journalists." The Vista. October 13, 2011.

Ryan T. Blystone. "Media's Role on Women in Conflict Examined." Inside USD. October 10, 2011.

Nathan Scharn. "USD PeaceMakers welcome Nobel news." San Diego Union-Tribune. October 7, 2011.

Inside USD staff. "International IPJ Women PeaceMakers Arrive." Inside USD. September 14, 2011.

Shahanaaz Habib. "Sustained by Faith and Prayer." The Sunday Star. June 19, 2011.

Shahanaaz Habib. "Plodding on in Conflict Zones." The Sunday Star. June 19, 2011.

Melissa Wagoner. "Simon Award Spotlights Women PeaceMakers." Inside USD. March 23, 2011.

Melissa Wagoner. "Inspiring Women's Vital Role for Global Peace." Inside USD. March 8, 2011.


Ryan T. Blystone. "Writers Preserve Voices for Peace." Inside USD. October 27, 2010.

John Wilkens. "Four Women Bring Lessons of Peace to San Diego." San Diego Union-Tribune. September 26, 2010.

Melissa Wagoner. "International Women PeaceMakers Arrive at USD." Inside USD. September 16, 2010.

Ryan T. Blystone. "In the Pursuit of Peace." USD Magazine. Fall 2010. (p. 14-15)

Emiko Noma and Jennifer Freeman. "Grassroots Peacebuilding in the Nuba Mountains." New Routes. Vol. 15, 1/2010.


Erika Lopez and Emiko Noma. "IPJ Delegates Present at the United Nations." Inside USD. April 9, 2009.

Emiko Noma. "IPJ Woman PeaceMaker Receives Award from U.S. Government." Inside USD. February 27, 2009.


Dee Aker, Emiko Noma and Laura Taylor. "Ending violence against women." San Diego Union-Tribune. March 14, 2008.

Jeff Frank. "Gaining a Little Worldly Exposure." North County Times. February 22, 2008.

Denise T. Ward. "Woman PeaceMaker Receives International Honor." Inside USD. January 24, 2008.


Emiko Noma. "'Women Cannot Cry Anymore': Global Voices Transforming Violent Conflict." Critical Half. Fall 2007.

Pat Sherman. "Women Against War: Locally produced documentary focuses on peace efforts." Today's Local News. June 24, 2007. (Page 1) (Page 2)

Emiko Noma. "The Power is Yours." Today's Youth Asia. May/June 2007.

Barbara Davenport. "Blessed are the Peacemakers." USD Magazine. Spring 2007.

Barbara Davenport. "The Power of Stories." USD Magazine. Spring 2007.


Sithara Abdul Saroor. "An Internally Displaced Person Returns Home." Clamor. Summer 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "WPM Program Concludes." The Vista. October 26, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "WPM conference discusses gender-inclusive policy making." The Vista. October 19, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "Fourth Woman PeaceMaker to hold 'Conversation' in IPJ." The Vista. October 12, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "Woman PeaceMaker will speak about reconciliation." The Vista. October 5, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "Sudanese Woman PeaceMaker Rebecca Okwaci to hold conversation in IPJ." The Vista. October 5, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "Women PeaceMakers Program holds first conversation this Thursday in IPJ Theatre." The Vista. September 28, 2006.

Natalie Zanzucchi. "USD welcomes third group of women peacemakers." The Vista. September 1, 2006.


Dee Aker. "Echoes Linger from the first Global Women's Court of Accountability." World Pulse. Fall 2005.

Luis Alonso Perez. "Women together change the world." La Prensa San Diego. March 11, 2005.