DiscoverThe Feminifesto PodcastEpisode 15 - Visaka Dharmadasa
Episode 15 - Visaka Dharmadasa

Episode 15 - Visaka Dharmadasa

Update: 2019-04-04
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Visaka Dharmadasa, is a peace activist from Sri Lanka.In recognition of her work for peace, Visaka was nominated for a collective Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 as part of the 1000 Peace Women Across the Globe and was awarded the prestigious Humanitarian Award in 2006 by Inter Action of Washington. She is a member of the South Asia Small Arms network, Women Waging Peace, and sits on the global advisory council of Women Thrive World Wide.She also work on disseminating the content of UN resolution 1325 on women peace and security, calling for the inclusion of women at all levels of peace building and decision making., She trains women to run to political office and also on power sharing. She was awarded the prestigious Humanitarian award for 2006 by the Inter Action of Washington DC an NGO consortium comprises of 160 non governmental organizations. In coordination with the “1000 Peace women across the globe” movement, she was nominated for a collective Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. She is a network member of Inclusive Security Women Waging Peace, and a member of the expert pool of Resolution to Act, as well of the global advisory council of Women thrive World Wide, a member of Global Network of Women Peace builders and governing council of National Peace Council of Sri Lanka. Visaka Dharmadasa holds a degree in negotiations and mediation skills from the United States Institute for Peace, Washington, and in women and security from Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
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Episode 15 - Visaka Dharmadasa

Episode 15 - Visaka Dharmadasa