Child Brides in Conflict Zones and Fragile States

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Speakers
Liesl Gerntholtz

Director of Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch

Annie Bunting

Director of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migration of African Peoples, York University

Presider
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Lemmon moderates a conversation with Liesl Gerntholtz of Human Rights Watch and Annie Bunting of York University on best practices for preventing child marriage during times of social instability.

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