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Hopes and expectations: ending sexual violence in conflict

The Nobel Peace laureates, Shirin Ebadi, Jody Williams and Mairead Maguire, open the third international conference of the Nobel Women's Initiative: Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. (Video)

24 May 2011

Nobel Laureates Jody Williams, Mairead Maguire, and Shirin Ebadi open Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Hopes and Expectations: Laureates' Opening Address from Nobel Women's Initiative on Vimeo.

This video was originally published by the Nobel Women's Initiative.

Peter Geoghegan: dark money and dirty politics

Democracy is in crisis and unaccountable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Peter Geoghegan’s new book, ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’, charts how secretive money, lobbying and data has warped our democracy.

How has dark money bought our politics? What can be done to change the system?

Join us for a journey through a shadowy world of dark money and disinformation stretching from Westminster to Washington, and far beyond.

Sign up to take part in a free live discussion on Thursday 13 August at 5pm UK time/6pm CET

In conversation:

Peter Geoghegan Dark Money Investigations editor at openDemocracy and the author of ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’.

Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy.

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