The capstone of Women, War & Peace, War Redefined challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain through incisive interviews with leading thinkers, Secretaries of State and seasoned survivors of war and peace-making.
When the U.S. troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. Peace Unveiled follows three women who immediately began to organize to make sure that women’s rights don’t get traded away in the deal.
In this week’s podcast, Executive Producer Pamela Hogan speaks with Selma Leydesdorff, who just released a collection of oral histories from women who survived the massacre.
Foca was once known as the black hole of Bosnia because of it’s reputation for harboring war criminals. Now, the mayor is trying to remake the town as a tourist haven.
In the wake of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani’s assassination, most think the peace process is on its deathbed. But Wazhma Frogh, recipient of the 2009 International Woman of Courage Award Afghanistan, says peace is still possible — if women are included in the process.
In this week’s podcast, Mona Eltahawy says Egyptians need to change the way they think about women’s role in society
Somali famine refugees flee to Dadaab, Kenya and to new camps sprouting up in the crumbling, bullet-riddled ruins of Mogadishu.
In this week’s podcast, we speak to Sheryl WuDunn about the experiences that have turned her from detached journalist to impassioned champion for women and girls.
Sheryl Wu Dunn’s latest book is Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. She co-wrote it with her husband, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. The two will appear in a film based on the book that is being produced as part of ITVS’s Women and Girls Lead initiative, of which Women, War & Peace is also a part.
Imagine you’re a young woman from a small village in Bosnia. You’ve witnessed horrors most people could never even imagine, and you’ve been asked to fly half way across the continent to testify before an international court. You may need some convincing, and certainly coaching.