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Jessica Horn discusses militarism

Jessica Horn, writer, women’s rights consultant and openDemocracy 50.50 blogger, discusses her thoughts on different approaches to militarism at the Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict conference. (Video)

24 May 2011

Jessica Horn discusses her thoughts on different approaches to militarism at "Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict".

Jessica Horn is a writer and women’s rights consultant currently living in Sierra Leone. She is a founding member of the African Feminist Forum and co-editor of 'Voice, Power and Soul: Portraits of African Feminists'.

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

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