Medea Benjamin

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Medea Benjamin is the cofounder of the "anti-war group" CODEPINK: Women for Peace and Global Exchange, and is on the steering committee of United for Peace and Justice, the "coalition organizing the September 24th March" in Washington, DC.

"Medea Benjamin is Founding Director of the San Francisco-based human rights organization Global Exchange. Her books, reports and articles have examined global issues of hunger and unequal development. Ms. Benjamin worked for ten years as an economist and nutritionist in Latin America and Africa for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Health Organization, and the Swedish International Development Agency to develop more sustainable models of development. She was also a senior analyst with the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) in California." [1]

She is married to Kevin Danaher.




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  1. Medea Benjamin - USA,, accessed July 24, 2009.
  2. Advisory Council, Colombia Support Network, accessed July 24, 2008.
  3. Green Institute Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed August 15, 2017.
  4. Directors, Our Developing World, accessed August 17, 2008.
  5. International Pfeffer Peace Prize, Fellowship of Reconciliation, accessed March 13, 2011.
  6. World BEYOND War Who, organizational web page, accessed November 4, 2019.

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