More than Victims: Women’s Roles in the Syrian Conflict

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This event will be live streamed.
Increased coverage of gender-based violence (GBV) as a weapon of war often narrowly portrays women’s participation in conflict solely as victims. While the incidences and impact of GBV on women’s, girls’, boys’ and men’s lives cannot be understated, a balanced examination of conflict must also acknowledge the larger roles that women play. Join IREX, ICAN and a panel of experts to broaden the discussion of women in the Syrian conflict to also include their contributions as leaders, dividers, and connectors.

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