28 May 2019
10:45 - 11:00
Special Keynote

Female Empowerment 2.0: tracking Women without Borders’ path

Women have long been blatantly absent from decision-making tables that keep favouring hard power, military and law enforcement strategies. These are often at odds with developments in the same communities they are meant to act upon. Prevention of violence and extremism must therefore involve a security architecture centered on building trust and access at the local level. What is the role of women and mothers in preventing violent extremism at the community level?

Founder and Director of Women Without Borders (Austria)