NATO and International Women’s Day

March 9th, 2013 - by admin

NATO Review Magazine – 2013-03-09 01:01:42

Women on the Frontline
NATO Review Magazine

(March 8, 2013) — International Women’s Day is over 100 years old and has a different theme each year. For 2013, the theme is how to tackle something that has been going on even longer — sexual violence against women. In this special look at women in security, we hear stories from women who have helped make progress— and those who keep fighting for more.

Women: Paying the Price of Conflict?
If you have ever doubted that women suffer most from conflict and its effects, this short video will show you some figures that may make you think again.

Women in Security: Personal Stories
NATO Review Magazine

We ask women how they got interested in security issues, whether they’ve been victims of stereotyping and what personal experiences have struck them.

From Refugee to Rap Star
NATO Review Magazine

Imagine going from being a refugee to rapper. Then add in being female. And now put the whole story in Afghanistan. What would it be like? Afghan rapper Soosan Firooz’s tells us her story. We also have the story of Sonia Sarwari who, despite threats and at least one attack, continues her acting career in Afghanistan.

You can find more stories like this in our women peace and security playlist.

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