Visaka DharmadasaBack to Mediators
Visaka Dharmadasa is the founder and Chair of Association of War Affected Women and Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action. In struggling to end the civil war in Sri Lanka, she brokered the ceasefire as well as brought women across the conflict lines to work for peace. She also works on the Women, Peace and Security agenda, calling for the inclusion of women at all levels of peacebuilding and decision making. She trains women to run for political office and on power-sharing.