Media’s Role on Women in Conflict Examined
|Event Start Date||2011-10-10|
Inside USD -- The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice hosted a public forum, "Women, Media, Revolution" that examined the media's coverage of women's issues in conflict areas.
A three-day public forum at the University of San Diego that examined media and its role in the coverage of women in conflict areas worldwide through film screenings, panel discussions with frontline female journalists, filmmakers and social media experts, was given an extra dose of inspiration by Kenya’s Wahu Kaara as it closed.
“In my life, I do not want to know despair, to be helpless or pessimistic,” said Kaara, one of four Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Women PeaceMakers this fall at USD. “In my life, I have hope and optimism. Attending this conference, I’ve interacted with other women who, like me, want to rise up. … Women are agents of change and there will be no peace without justice — justice for all.” (Full Story)
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