Women and Girls in the Afghanistan Transition
Director of the Regional Policy Initiative on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Open Society Foundations
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia, U.S. Department of Defense
Women and Foreign Policy Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Following the release of her report on the status of women in Afghanistan, Catherine Powell moderates a discussion with Open Society Foundations' Rachel Reid and the U.S. Department of Defense's David Sedney on the role the United States can play in extending the progress of Afghan in women in education, the economy, health care, and beyond.
Gayle Lemmon, Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program at CFR and former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan speak on how to involve more women in the peacekeeping process.
Drawing on lessons learned from his distinguished diplomatic career, Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker discusses women's integral role in peacemaking and peacekeeping, with a focus on Afghanistan.
This session is part of the What's New in Women, Peace, and Security: From Theory to Practice Workshop.