Nobel Laureates, Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, and Mairead Maguire will open Women Forging a New Security:
Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict today at 9 am EST. Follow along on our blog.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and honorary member of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, Aung San Suu Kyi, sent a video message emphasizing the critical importance of ending sexual violence in conflict. Watch it here.
Over 120 civil society activists, corporate and security sector leaders, military and peacekeeping personnel, and academics from around the world are convening to discuss strategies for ending sexual violence in conflict.
Follow us online through the conference blog. Watch for video clips, blog entries from participants and more. Writer and feminist Jaclyn Friedman will be live-blogging three of the panel sessions at Feministe.com. Click here to learn how to find her. Online journal openDemocracy is posting daily articles in their 50-50 Inclusive Democracy section.
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Female Nobel laureates gather in Montebello, Ottawa Citizen, 22 May 2011.
The numbers are overwhelming, Ottawa Citizen, 22 May 2011.