Can Women Stop War?



Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Swanee Hunt

HKS Lecturer and former U.S. Ambassador to Austria (1993-97) Swanee Hunt moderated the 15th annual Institute for Inclusive Security Colloquium panel discussion with female leaders and activists Vanessa Lievano Gutierrez of Colombia, Mariam Jalabi of Syria, Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda, Suraya Pakzad of Afghanistan, and Irene M. Santiago of the Philippines. “Can Women Stop War?” explored international security concerns, challenges for female politicians, gender-specific violence, and when/if  military intervention is appropriate in an escalating conflict.