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Development Matters

Women & War: Images of Gender and Conflict in a Tumultuous World

Tuesday, June 22, 2004 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

CGD is honored to present Women & War, photographer Jenny Matthews’ poignant visual diary of women workers, caregivers and mediators living in areas of extreme conflict. The photographs illuminate faces of suffering, strength, and perseverance-from Afghanistan to Chechnya, Ethiopia to Sierra Leone. Please join us to view the exhibit, as our distinguished panelists provide a context for the role of women throughout the developing world in conflict resolution-and prevention.

Speakers include:

Sanam Anderlini, Director, Policy Commission, Women Waging Peace

Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Lisa VeneKlasen, Executive Director, Just Associates

and moderator

Jeremy Weinstein, Research Fellow, Center for Global Development

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