Watch Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Laureate and Nobel Women's Initiative member, address the attendees of "Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict". ...read more
Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict
Lena Ag discusses her favourite part of the conference: meeting and collaborating with amazing women.
Lena Ag is the Secretary General of Kvnna till Kvinna, and has been a political adviser in the Swedish Ministry for Foreign ...read more
Jocelyn Kelly is the Women in War Research Coordinator at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI).
In the plenary talk with Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi today we learned about taking lessons from previous social movements and translating these into creating a global ...read more
Lauren Embrey is the CEO/President of the Embrey Family Foundation
After the grand beginnings of day 1, everyone was energized and ready to plunge into day 2 fully and completely.
Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi began the morning with a discussion on tactics and strategies surrounding what it ...read more
Betsy Kawamura is the founder of Women4NonViolence in Peace & Conflict Zones.
Here I am at the second day of the Nobel Women's Initiatives in Quebec on ending sexual violence in conflict. The atmosphere has been most electrifying and I am so very glad that I am not the 'only survivor in the ...read more
Jaclyn Friedman is live-blogging this morning's panel discussion. Click here to follow along.
What does a survivor-centered strategy look like? How are women activists on the frontline defending and surviving violence and risk? This panel is meant to spark discussions around possibilities and ...read more
Laura Carlsen is the Director of Americas Program at the Center for International Policy and lives in Mexico City.
500,000 women raped in Rwanda. 64,000 in Sierra Leone. 40,000 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 4,500 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “Numbers are numbing,” warns Nobel Laureate Jody ...read more
Luz Mendez from Guatemala talks about her impressions of the sessions today and the importance of building alliances with those engaged in the same goal of abolishing sexual violence.
Luz Mendez is the Vice President of the ...read more