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Category Archives: Women’s Rights/Human Rights
Posted for Kathleen Kanet: I recently saw the movie The Whistleblower, a powerful and very disturbing story. It is an account based on a true story of the human trafficking of young women in post-war Bosnia. Kathryn Bolkovac, a … Continue reading
With election day coming up, I have been intrigued by the candidacy of Kristen Davis, the former madam who is running for governor of New York State. From what I can tell from her TV image, she is personable and … Continue reading
When I first saw the photo of the mutilated face of Bibi Aisha on the cover of the Aug. 9 issue of Time, my first reaction was outrage. Not only outrage that the nose and ear of this beautiful woman … Continue reading
This Living Room Dialogue was prompted by “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” the film by Abigail Disney & Gini Reticker documenting the role of women in ending the civil war in Liberia. In the introductions led by Network staff … Continue reading
Hayato Nakayama, a recent college graduate with a major in international relations and conflict resolution, facilitated this living room dialogue. A native of Japan, he began by offering some of his country’s history as an example of how war leaves … Continue reading