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Political-Social Movements: Peace Movements: Central Asia
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This entry is about women, gender, and the peace movements in Central Asia. Women have made substantial contributions to peacebuilding and conflict resolution in the five Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan as they have worldwide. International recognition of women's peacebuilding role is a recent phenomenon (Marshall 2000), and much of the recent global attention paid to it has focused on the post-Soviet republics because of their numerous an…

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King, Diane E., “Political-Social Movements: Peace Movements: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0133a>
First published online: 2009

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