Scilla Elworthy


Scilla Elworthy born Galashiels, Scotland June 3, 1943. Founded Oxford Research Group for peace dialog 1982; started Peace Direct 2003 supporting local peacemaking; first S. African multiracial theater; began campaign against genital mutilation 1978; Niwano Peace Prize 2003; international relations scholar.


"[I]nclude women in preventing and resolving violence. Why? Because all over the world women have shown that they're good at it." (Resurgence, Nov. 2005; photo Wikipedia)