Sharon Bhagwan Rolls

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Sharon Bhagwan Rolls was a 2005 Nobel Peace prize nominee. [1]

"Sharon Bhagwan Rolls has had a career covering women and media, social marketing, and community media initiatives development and production. She has demonstrated a commitment to women and development issues through gender advocacy issues, and young women's leadership development and empowerment. Currently, she is the Coordinator for the establishment of fem'Linkpacific: Media Initiatives for Women, an independent women's NGO established to increase the visibility of gender issues/women's stories. She attended Auckland University." [2]

"Ms. Bhagwan Rolls is the Coordinator of femLINKpacific. Ms. Rolls is a leading advocate of women, peace and security. She has presented numerous papers and conducted training on a range of issues including women’s media advocacy, and the implementation of UN commitments to women, peace and security, especially through UN Security Council resolution 1325, and has undertaken women’s media assignments in Bougainville, Solomon Islands and Timor Leste to address women’s under-reported contributions to peace in these conflict areas of the Pacific region. She is presently the AMARC-Women’s International focal point for the Pacific region, as well as the Vice President of AMARC Asia Pacific Board. AMARC is the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters. She has served on the Reference Group of the AUSAID Pacific Media Communications Facility, is the Pacific region’s coordinator for the (WACC) Global Media Monitoring Project and is also a member of the Gender Caucus (Steering Committee) for the World Summit on the Information Society." [3]