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July 23, 2020 ¦ 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT

Gender, Truth-telling and Institutional Reform

Join UN Women, DCAF and a panel of experts to discuss the importance of integrating gender into truth-telling to create a platform for institutional reform.
This facilitated conversation will include answers to the following questions:

     What is missed when gender is not integrated into truth-telling?

     What strategies can enhance how inclusive truth-telling processes are?

     How can a truth-telling narrative shape institutional reform?


Panel Members:

Ibtihel Abdellatif, Chair of the Women’s Committee, Tunisia Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD)

Professor Brandon Hamber, John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Peace, International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE), Ulster University

Farah Tanis, Executive Director, Black Women’s Blueprint (US), Commissioner BWB Truth Commission USA

Yasmin Sooka: Commissioner, UN CoHR on South Sudan, former Truth Commissioner for South Africa TRC, Sierra Leone TRC

Facilitator: Dr Amrita Kapur, Project Coordinator, Gender and Security Division, DCAF
Moderator: Natasha Lamoreux, Policy Specialist for Community of Practice for WPS