Women around the world face unique challenges to the full enjoyment of their fundamental rights. Whether they are activists in Cairo, teachers in Afghanistan, teenagers forcibly trafficked into prostitution or refugees fleeing sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women are both uniquely vulnerable — and uniquely powerful — in the struggle for human rights.
Elisa Massimino leads a conversation focused on why Human Rights First is launching a special initiative on women's rights to leverage American global leadership. Elisa Massimino is the president and CEO of Human Rights First, one of the nation's leading human rights advocacy organizations.
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