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Jan. 31, 2018

From Local to Global: Connecting Religious Study, Action and Advocacy

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Moderator Ritu Sharma leads a discussion with panelists Imam Mohamed Magid, Professor Elizabeth Schuessler Fiorenza, and Dr. Laurie Zoloth.
Panelists discuss the breadth of topics addressed during the 2013 Human Rights Defenders Forum and point out several recurring issues faced by faith leaders working to promote human rights. These include: addressing human rights concerns in language accessible to a community, connecting with youth, establishing shared benchmarks of progress towards women's rights, and building coalitions across faiths and communities.
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