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February 26, 2016

Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism

Zainab Hawa Bangura, the United Nations special representative on sexual violence in conflict, inaugurated Georgetown's semester-long conversation on global security with her lecture "Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism."

Special Representative Bangura addressed the threat that violent extremism poses for human security, with a focus on its gender dimension.
A key excerpt from her lecture is posted below.

Georgetown faculty, students, and scholars around the world offer their responses to Special Representative Bangura's remarks. All are welcome to join the conversation using the commenting feature.