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Bougainville's inspiring tribute to survival by women of peace

Volume 10, Issue 1

April, 2004

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Robie, D. (2004). Bougainville's inspiring tribute to survival by women of peace. Pacific Journalism Review 10(1): 224-228. Review of ...as Mothers of the Land: The birth of the Bougainville Women for Peace and Freedom, edited by Josephine Tankunani Sirivi and Marilyn Taleo Havini. Canberra: Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies.
Author(s): David Robie
Reviewed book edited by Josephine Tankunani Sirivi and Marilyn Taleo Havini
Publication date: 
April, 2004

Bougainville has always had brave, dedicated and committed women, struggling for independence and a better life. And now... As Mothers of the Land— written by 11 of the women who have survived and led by their courage and example— has become a testament to the struggle and suffering of all Bougainville people. It is a tribute to thier survival, their search for peace and their efforts to rebuild a shattered society.