South Asia's Ongoing Conflicts and Women Peace Efforts in the Region

Duration: 
Friday, July 24, 2015 -
10:30 to 13:00
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
WILPF/PeaceWomen events
Location: 
Baha'i International Community United Nations Office
Speaker: 
Binalakshmi Nepram
Countries: 
India

Join us on 24 July 2015 for a discussion and film screening on South Asia's ongoing conflicts and women's peace efforts in the region. Special guest Binalakshmi Nepram will share highlights from her work with the Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network (MWGSN). Bina is a disarmament activist-writer from the Manipur state in Northeast India. Her work is significant in highlighting the link between rising militarization and the increase on violence against women—particularly sexual violence. 

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South Asia's Ongoing Conflicts and Women Peace Efforts in the Region