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November 8, 2011

Nov. 8: War Redefined

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.

October 25, 2011

Oct. 25: Peace Unveiled

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.

October 10, 2011

The Women of Srebrenica

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.

October 10, 2011

Foca, Bosnia – Once a Haven for War Criminals, Now for Tourists?

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.

October 3, 2011

What’s Your Favorite Book on Women in War?

Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon gives her picks.

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September 22, 2011

Is Peace in Afghanistan Possible?

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.

September 6, 2011

In Egypt, A Revolution of the Mind

In this week’s podcast, Mona Eltahawy says Egyptians need to change the way they think about women’s role in society

August 24, 2011

The Lucky Ones Make It To Dadaab

Somali famine refugees flee to Dadaab, Kenya and to new camps sprouting up in the crumbling, bullet-riddled ruins of Mogadishu.

August 10, 2011

Sheryl WuDunn on The Greatest Moral Challenge of the Century

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.

August 2, 2011

Do Women See Things That Men Don’t? An Interview with Wendy Lobwein

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.

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