Join Hillel at Stanford and Stanford in Government as Mohamed Abubakr shares his perspective on the global refugee crisis. He will discuss the high rate of sexual assault of women and girls in the immigration process, why gender-based violence is being used as a tool of war against refugees, and how and why the international legal system is failing refugees as well as give insight into what Stanford students can do to help these issues.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
4:30 - 6:00pm
Koret Pavillion, Stanford Hillel
Professor Larry Diamond is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy. At Stanford University, he is professor by courtesy of political science and sociology, and he coordinates the democracy program of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), within the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).
Mohamed Abubakr is a Sudanese human rights activist and President of the the African Middle Eastern Leadership Project (AMEL), an NGO that mobilizes, empowers, and unites millennial leaders and activists from the Middle East and Africa to build resilient, inclusive societies that are free from discrimination, persecution, and violent coercion, and to advocate for policies in support of these goals.
Co-sponsor is Stanford In Government (SIG)