Negotiating the End of War - Leading Peace Women Brisbane 1914 - 1919. During the maelstrom of World War 1, what happened to the strong-minded and courageous women leaders who had fought so long for justice and votes for women? Negotiating War begins to answer those questions of how Brisbane's women peace-makers joined together to form a women's peace army, as part of a global movement, to advocate for the permanent end of war.