Protecting Gender and Sexual Minorities During Armed Conflict

November 10, 2022 01:01:16
Protecting Gender and Sexual Minorities During Armed Conflict
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Protecting Gender and Sexual Minorities During Armed Conflict

Nov 10 2022 | 01:01:16

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Show Notes

A recent report to the U.N. General Assembly highlights the need for greater awareness of how sexual orientation and gender identity dynamics function in armed conflict, peacebuilding and peacekeeping. On November 8, USIP hosted Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the U.N. independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, and other experts for a discussion of the gendered dimensions of armed conflict, their root causes and consequences, and how to increase protection of gender-diverse persons and groups from discrimination and violence.

Panelists

Joseph Sanywelcoming remarks
Vice President, Africa Center, U.S. Institute of Peace
@Josephsany1

Victor Madrigal-Borlozkeynote remarks
Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, United Nations Commission on Human Rights
@victor_madrigal

Andrew Cheatham
Senior Expert, U.S. Institute of Peace
@drepalermo

London Bell
Executive Committee Co-Chair, U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security
@BellGlobal1

Kathleen Kuehnastmoderator
Director, Gender Policy and Strategy, U.S. Institute of Peace
@kathkuehnast

 

For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/protecting-gender-and-sexual-minorities-during-armed-conflict

 

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