Filmed in Northern Ireland, Egypt, Palestine and Haiti, the four-hour series WOMEN, WAR & PEACE II examines the changing roles of women in war and peace.
MONDAY, March 25, 9:30 p.m.
Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs
Discover the story of the Catholic and Protestant women who come together during Northern Ireland’s bloody civil war and fight to ensure that human rights, equality and inclusion shape the historic Good Friday Agreement peace deal.
The Trials of Spring
Follow three Egyptian women as they put their lives and bodies on the line fighting for justice and freedom. The film tells the story of Egypt’s Arab Spring, the human rights abuses that came to define it and the women willing to risk everything.
TUESDAY, March 26, 9 p.m.
Naila and the Uprising
Discover the story of a courageous, nonviolent women’s movement that formed the heart of the Palestinian struggle for freedom during the 1987 uprising. One woman must make a choice between love, family and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three.
A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers
Embark on a risky yearlong U.N. peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.
Women, War & Peace II, Monday and Tuesday, beginning at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.