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Consequences of Conflict: Tracing the Effects of Sexual Violence on Individuals, Families, and Communities in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 20:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Human Rights
Countries: 
Africa
Central Africa
Congo (Kinshasa)

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is hosting a panel discussion that will look beyond the individual impact of sexual violence in conflict and examine the effects on families, communities, and societies from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Event Details


Lwanzo Amani, Analyst, World Bank

Kate Burns, Senior Policy Officer for Gender Equality, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance

Amy Costello, Emmy‐nominated Television and Radio Journalist

Jocelyn Kelly, Women in War Research Coordinator, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Moderated by: Carol Cohn, Director, Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights


April 13th 4-6 pm
Kresge Building G-1
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Contact Beth Maclin at bmaclin@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

Presented by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Document PDF: 

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