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Gendering Africa at 50: Sierra Leonean and Liberian Women in War and Peace-building 

DESCRIPTION: Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program Presents Gendering Africa at 50

11:00-12:30
Women Resisting Violence and War: The Legacy of the Women's Movements for Peace in Liberia and Sierra Leone
Prof. Josephine Beoku-Betts, Sociology and Women's Studies, Florida Atlantic University
Prof. Lynda R. Day, Africana Studies and Women's Studies, Brooklyn College
Ms. Dusu Swaray, Sierra Leone War Survivor

12:30-2:00
Film Showing, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell"
Award-winning documentary exploring the women's movement for peace in Liberia.
Lunch will be served.

2:15-3:30
When UN Resolutions are not enough: The Campaign to Include Women in Post-War Reconstruction and End War-Related Sexual Violence
Prof. Fredline M'Cormack, Political Science and International Affairs, Seton Hall University
Ms. Dusu Swaray, Sierra Leone War Survivor
 
DATE: Thursday, February24, 2011
TIME: 11:00am to 3:30pm 
LOCATION: Maroon Room, Student Center (SUBO) 
CONTACT: Lday@brooklyn.cuny.edu 
URL: http://womens.brooklyn.cuny.edu/center/special.htm
PRICE: $Free 
NOTE: For more information please contact Lynda Day, Endowed Chair of Women's Studies Program.

Lday@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Tel: (718) 951-5476 
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