One in three females will experience gender-based violence (GBV) in her lifetime. In the last year alone, brutal attacks against women included the horrific rape of a 23-year-old on a New Delhi bus, the shooting of an innocent schoolgirl in Pakistan, and the sexual assault of an unconscious high school student in Ohio. And these are only the examples that received public attention. Unfortunately, while GBV is one of the most common human rights abuses, these travesties often go unnoticed.
Forecasting the future of climate change policy in the United States
Will the Obama administration act on the president's vows to prioritize climate change policy in the second term? Featuring conversations with leading experts on climate change and environmental policy, the Politics of Climate Change Forum will seek to forecast the future of climate change policy.
In partnership with American University School of Public Affairs' Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, the Politics of Climate Change Forum will take place at the Newseum's Knight Studio from 8:00-11:00 am on Wednesday, June 19.
A New Republic Conversation with Jill Abramson, Richard Plepler and Franklin Foer
"In search of the unexpected future of media" held on January 24, 2013 in New York City.