Bronagh Hinds born Belfast, Northern Ireland July 27, 1951. Contributed to peacemaking efforts in Iraq, Liberia, Timor, and Colombia. Co-founded Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition to help negotiate peace talks between Ireland and Northern Ireland, 1998. Founded DemocraShe to empower women in politics, policy influence, and peace-building, 2000. Received UK Woman of Europe Award for contribution to Northern Ireland peace agreement, 1998.
“If we're talking about getting violence out of society at every level, children learn best in the home. When you smack a child it's very often out of frustration of the parent.” (BBC Question Time, May 20, 1999; photo Women’s National Coalition)