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The Forum on Women, Religion, Violence, and Power holds regular live online events to amplify the efforts of human rights defenders and give them the opportunity to reach a wide and engaged audience. We encourage you to interact with the speakers and welcome your comments and questions. Do you have an idea for a Roundtable conversation? Tell us about it by email at

  Featured Roundtable


Mobilizing Faith and Changing Social Norms for Women and Girls live roundtable March 16 2018

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  Past Roundtables



Sexual Violence and Sacred Texts Live Roundtable March 2 2018Sexual Violence and Sacred Texts
March 2, 2018
Democracy Without Women Is Impossible Live Roundtable February 27 2018Democracy Without Women Is Impossible
Feb. 27, 2018
Inform Women, Transform Lives Ellen Johnson Sirleaf LiberiaInform Women, Transform Lives
Feb. 14, 2018
The importance of access to information for womenThe Value of Transparency & Access to Information for Women
Feb. 14, 2018
Human rights, elections and the role of civil society in challenging timesHuman Rights, Elections & the Role of Civil Society in Challenging Times
Dec. 5, 2017
the pimping of prostitutionThe Pimping of Prostitution
Oct. 26, 2017
The Rise of IslamophobiaThe Rise of Islamophobia
Sept. 26, 2017
The Many Faces of ExtremismThe Many Faces of Extremism
Sept. 25, 2017
A Conversation with Marguerite BarankitseMarguerite Barankitse
Sept. 22, 2017
Lisa Sharon Harper author of The Very Good GospelLisa Sharon Harper
Sept. 13, 2017
Online Security for Human Rights DefendersOnline Security and Activism
June 20, 2017
President Jimmy Carter and Senator Bernie Sanders talk human rightsPres. Jimmy Carter & Sen. Bernie Sanders
May 8, 2017