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Empowering Women to End Violence

By Forest Whitaker November 25, 2015 The UN estimates that 35 percent of women will experience some form of physical or sexual violence in their lifetimes. This is not a problem limited to one culture or country or continent; violence, abuse, and discrimination against girls and women is an...read more

Reflections on UNESCO’s 70th Anniversary

By Forest Whitaker November 17, 2015 Women and men around the world remain shocked and saddened by the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut. This tragic loss of life was perpetrated by hateful individuals who ascribe to a close-minded ideology that rejects diversity in any form. The intent...read more

Special Announcement

On Thursday, November 5th, Forest Whitaker will participate in a panel discussion on the impacts of worldwide conflict on young people’s ability to access education as part of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) taking place in Doha, Qatar from November 3rd–5th. The panel, titled “...read more

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