Betty Reardon on Global Peace & UN 1325

Betty Reardon is founder of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) ( and one of the civil society originators of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security. Widely published in peace education and gender issues, her books include the recently edited volumes "Betty A. Reardon: A Pioneer in Education for Peace and Human Rights" and "Betty A. Reardon: Key Texts in Gender and Peace." These two volumes, which include selections from Dr. Reardon's publications from the 1960s to the present, have recently been published by Springer ( Dr. Reardon’s publications are archived in the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections at the University of Toledo Library. We are presenting these videos with Dr. Reardon in two sets of three clips each. Scroll down for set one.

Part II: Peace Building: Systems & Paradigms (Posted 7-7-15)

In this second set of videos, Dr. Reardon looks at the big picture of peace building, considering what peace means in the multiple contexts and environments that shape and impact how peace and peace work should be pursued and promoted. (See below for Set One.)

  1. On a Systemic Approach to Peace Building
  2. Challenging the Patriarchal Paradigm
  3. On the Relationship Between Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Peace

Part I: On UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Posted 6-1-15)

In these clips, Dr. Reardon discusses 1) the origins and significance of UN 1325; 2) UN 1325 in the context of human vs. state security; and 3) UN 1325 and the role of civil society. UN 1325 was the first Resolution to address the disproportionate and unique impact of armed conflict on women. For more on UNSCR 1325, go here: 

  1. UN 1325: Origins & Significance
  2. UN 1325: Human vs. State Security
  3. UN 1325: The Role of Civil Society

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