Clash or Consensus? Session 5: Recovering from Violent Conflict: Gender and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (video)

Clash or Consensus? Session 5: Recovering from Violent Conflict: Gender and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (video)

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2003
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English (US)

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Mahnaz Afkhami and panel chair, Swanee Hunt, introduce the fifth panel, Recovering from Violent Conflict: Gender and Post-Conflict Reconstruction.  Hunt, Founder of Women Waging Peace, discusses the fulcrum of changing the public policy paradigm, and women as vital untapped resources. 

Amneh Badran, Director of the Jerusalem Center for Women, speaks about conditions faced by Palestinian women.

Sakeena Yacoobi, founder and head of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), speaks about conditions faced by women in Afghanistan.

Zainab Bangura, Sierra Leonian women's rights activist, talks about conditions faced by women caught in the midst of civil war in Sierra Leone. 

Clash or Consensus? Gender and Human Security in a Globalized World was a conference convened by Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) and sponsored by the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John Hopkins University to discuss improving human security through improving human rights in the Global South.