City College Downtown: Rights Podcast - Female Fighters, Violence and the UN

Sun, Apr 11, 2021 - 12:05 AM — Sun, Apr 11, 2021 - 11:55 PM
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City College Downtown: Rights Podcast - Female Fighters, Violence, and the UN with CCNY Prof. Nimmi Gowrinathan

This episode features Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, Founder and Director of the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative, Visiting Research Professor at CCNY's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, and Visiting Professor at Columbia University. Dr. Gowrinathan is also the creator of Guernica magazine's The Female Fighter Series and publisher of Adi magazine. The discussion centers on her new book Radicalizing Her: Why Women Choose Violence. It encompasses the themes of violence against women, gender and armed conflict, contemporary Sri Lankan politics, the limits of the UN, and how international aid initiatives may reproduce gender hierarchies in post-conflict contexts by re-feminizing ex-combatants.  Listen here
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