Events

September 24-27, 2001A Live Interactive Radio Webcast Discussion This electronic colloqium brought women's perspectives into the discussion of the events and consequences of September 11, 2001.
HOSTED BY The School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in collaboration with The Hagop Kevorkian Center at New York University PRESENTERS Charlotte Bunch - Ayesha Imam - Kumi Naidoo - Aruna Rao
Left to Right (top): Emma Sepúlveda, Mahnaz Afkhami, Azar NafisiLeft to Right (bottom): Abena Busia, Leila Ahmed Washington DC WLP in Collaboration with: The African and Middle Eastern Division of The Library of Congress Participants: Leila Ahmed (Egypt), Abena Busia (Ghana), Emma Sepúlveda (Argentina), and Goli Taraghi (Iran)
Zenebeworke Tadesse, Angela Glover Blackwell, and Azar Nafisi Women leaders from across the world will examine ways of improving the status of women worldwide in light of the achievements of the women's movement in the last decades of the 20th century. Questions to be discussed include:How do we recreate ourselves and our movement to bring about not only sustainable but equitable development across the globe?How do we strengthen a universal human rights agenda through culturally nuanced communication and implementation?How do we avoid the pitfalls of globalization and maximize the potential of the information revolution?
November 7, 2001Women leaders explored the common values underlying Christianity, Judaism and Islam, and the role of religion in conflict resolution and violence prevention. They addressed the challenges facing the United States and the international community in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the U.S. and the need to build a global coalition for peace and tolerance. Panelists included Marian Wright Edelman, Blu Greenberg, Azza Karam, and Mahnaz Afkhami (Moderator).
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