Speech by Fran Belisle – November 22, 2016

On Tuesday November 22nd, WFF held a photo exhibition “Women Against Islamic Extremism; Faces of Courage and Commitment” in the U.S. House of Representatives. Professor Fran Belisle, who has served in the U.S. diplomatic corps in Algeria, Turkey and Canada spoke at the event. She stressed that “Throughout history women...

Report of Photo Exhibition: Women Against Islamic Extremism

Photo Exhibition: Women Against Islamic Extremism Meet the Faces of Courage & Commitment November 22, 2016 | 345 Cannon Caucus Room | U.S. House of Representatives  Many of us are aware that women and girls suffer most during and after war due to ravaged resources and women’s vulnerability to exploitation and sexual violence. But in regions where Islamic extremism is rampant,...