Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism
The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by GeorgeTown Institute for Women, Peace & Security, Berkley center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Global Future Initiative, titled Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism. At this presentation and award ceremony experts covered topics concerning the importance to eradicate rape and sexual violence in wars and throughout the world. Experts also addressed the point that because of the five year conflict in specific countries in the middle east the effects on women whom have no access to education will be detrimental to the future. It was also mentioned that organizations such as ISIS use women’s bodies and turn them into battle fields and weapons while creating wars. Experts discussed many solution to end sexual violence, that has resulted in mass migration and wartime sexual slavery.