Diana Francis

Diana Francis has worked as a consultant on conflict transformation with local activists in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. She is a former President of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and Chair of the Committee for Conflict Transformation Support. At home in the UK she writes and campaigns about issues of war and peace. Her first two books, People, Peace and Power (2002) and Rethinking War and Peace (2004) were published by Pluto Press who, in March 2010, will bring out her latest: From Pacification to Peacebuilding: A Call to Global Transformation

 

  • La Cueca Sola. Quilt
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    The human cost of war
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    Diana Francis finds in an exhibition of quilts and arpilleras made by women from Ireland to Chile, a rallying call to say no to violence, public and private, on any scale; to work for the abolition of war and to transform the culture of violence in which women are objectified and subjugated.

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    Conflict Transformed? The start of a debate
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    In the first article of her series, Diana Francis reviews the aspirations and achievements of conflict transformers over the past twenty years, and argues that the only realistic response to the global phenomenon of war is to develop ‘nonviolence’ as a just and effective way forward.

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