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Political-Social Movements: Peace Movements: Turkey and the Caucasus
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This entry is about women, gender, and the peace movement in Turkey and the Caucasus, where women peace activists are responding to conflicts that have disrupted the lives of millions and killed thousands of people. Armenia and Azerbaijan have sparred over Nagorno-Karabakh. In Georgia, several separatist movements and boundary disputes flared…

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King, Diane E., “Political-Social Movements: Peace Movements: Turkey and the Caucasus”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0133c>
First published online: 2009

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