Rape as a Weapon of War
A conversation with the United Nations' Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura
The USC Shoah Foundation proudly presents an evening with distinguished guest Ms. Zainab Bangura, United Nations Undersecretary-General and Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Join us as Special Representative Bangura addresses the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, its consequence and legacy on its victims and society, issues of impunity and the search for international justice. Ms. Bangura will also discuss her personal experience living through conflict in her home country of Sierra Leone. Clips from award-winning films on the topic will be presented and a Q & A period will follow, moderated by USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith and United Nations News and Media Executive Producer Andi Gitow.
This event is co-sponsored by USC Gould School of Law International Human Rights Clinic, USC Center for International Studies, the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and the USC Libraries.
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