Gender Events

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Book Launch: Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq

September 29, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Christina Asquith, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Zia Groosh Flossman, Former Correspondent, Iraqi Media Network, Baghdad; Manal Omar, Program Officer, Grant Program, United States Institute of Peace
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Foundation Roundtable: Future Family Planning Strategies

September 22, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Family planning is one of the biggest success stories of development cooperation," says the Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation during a roundtable discussion on the future of family planning and reproductive health.
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Book Launch: My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran

September 14, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Author Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Van Dusen, Deputy Director, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)
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Book Discussion: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

September 10, 2009 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Empowering women and girls will unleash "the greatest unexploited economic resource" and may be our best strategy for fighting poverty, claim co-authors Kristof and WuDunn.

Book Discussion: The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World

June 25, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Author Michelle Goldberg discusses her new book.
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Rebuilding Reproductive Health Systems in Post-Conflict Settings

May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Countries affected by conflict often have high maternal mortality and morbidity rates. Experts discussed the need for evidence-based research for recovery and rebuilding of reproductive health systems in post-conflict settings.
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The Challenge for Africa: A Conversation With Wangari Maathai

April 13, 2009 // 2:45pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Almost every conflict in Africa you can point at has something to do with competition over resources in an environment which has bad governance," says Wangari Maathai, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.
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Population, Health, and Environment in Nepal

March 19, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
To protect endangered Bengal tigers in Nepal, WWF seeks to simultaneously protect the ecosystem and support sustainable livelihoods in the Terai Arc Landscape, a biodiverse region that spans the India-Nepal border.
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Report Launch: Making the Case for U.S. International Family Planning Assistance

March 17, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"We know how to do family planning, we know what it costs, and we know that it works," says Joseph Speidel of the University of California, San Francisco, but the missing element is political will.
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Book Discussion: Sex and War: How Biology Explains War and Offers a Path to Peace

February 11, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"The ultimate weapon of mass destruction—and perhaps of economic destruction—is the testosterone molecule," quips Malcolm Potts at a discussion of his book, Sex and War.

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