Edith Ballantyne


Edith Ballantyne born Czechoslovakia December 10, 1922. WILPF International President, 1992-8; Secretary General, Representative at UN; awarded Gandhi Peace Award, 1996; awarded first International Peace Woman Award, 2003.


"As education is an important force in bringing about enlightened change, disarmament and non-proliferation education can be such a force to help our world move from militarism to a culture of peaceā€”a goal of the United Nations." (with Felicity Hill, Disarmament Forum 2001; WILPF photo 1983)