In December 2015, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security (YPS). This is the first resolution by the Security Council which recognizes young women and men as important partners in the maintenance and promotion of international peace and security. In the American context, mass shootings have become the subject […]
Farhana Qazi, author of Invisible Martyrs, is an award-winning instructor and scholar on women in conflict and war. She has appeared on many mainstream news shows, is a professor at George Washington University, and trains the U.S. military.
UN Commission on the Status of Women Session 63 March 12, 2019 – 4:30 pm Church Center of the United Nations – 10th Floor Violent extremism can have a devastating impact on women’s social protection and services. Media coverage of violent extremism often focuses on terrorists, military, law enforcement, political issues. But, the realities for women […]
March 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:50 pm Free Hate crime or terrorism? Lone wolf or extremist? These words are often used to describe ideologically motivated violence in the U.S., and their use by officers of the law and members of the media has impact on real cases. ISPU’s new Equal Treatment? report compares media coverage […]
With accounts of human atrocities in Myanmar, Bangladesh and elsewhere dotting the news, scholars gathered at U.S. Naval War College on Dec. 19 to discuss the concept of “slow genocide” and how it might be addressed. The “Cases of Slow Genocide in the 21st Century” conference—the college’s first event focused on genocide—looked at how specific examples of intolerance have arisen and examined the obstacles to forming an […]
How do bias, hate and extremism form? How we can counter them? And what can we learn from extremist groups? Authors Bob Pearson and Haroon Ullah will visit the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Nov. 7 to explore these questions and discuss their recent book, “Countering Hate.” The talk, to be held at 7 […]