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UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / Fall 2010

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In the Pursuit of Peace

In the Pursuit of Peace

When it comes to inspir-ation, Gail Dimitroff is never at a loss. Emotions range from pride to confidence to passion when the women’s rights advocate talks about female leaders like The Philippines’ peacemaker Bae Liza Saway.... “She’ll go out there with the other grandmothers and address people on the government’s side, asking, ‘Why are you doing this? This is our land. You shouldn’t be fighting here; you shouldn’t put your landmines here. You’re hurting our people!’ Then she’ll go talk to those on the other side, saying, ‘My Muslim brothers, why are you doing this? This is our land. You should not be doing this. Why are you here?’”