Episode
February 10, 2015

President Jimmy Carter's 'call to action' on women's rights

The former US president joins The Stream to discuss his involvement in the #ForumOnWomen.
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Former US President Jimmy Carter argues that discrimination and violence against women around the world is the most serious, pervasive and ignored violation of basic human rights. To highlight this, The Carter Center is holding a forum about the work of women leaders trying to prevent and resolve violent conflict and extremism. President Carter joins us to talk about the #ForumOnWomen at 19:30GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Jimmy Carter @CarterCenter
Former US President and founder of The Carter Center
cartercenter.org

Manal Omar @ManalOmar
Acting Vice President, Middle East and Africa Center, USIP

Sima Samar
Chairperson of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
aihrc.org.af

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