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Irene Safi Turner

PhD candidate, School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution of George Mason University In her doctoral work, Irene hopes to to explore the role of doctorate-holding leaders of society and other intellectuals in contributing to the violence in the Congo, or at least in acquiescing to it.

Trying to Stop Rapes of Congolese Women

In February 2009, Irene Safi Turner, MA ’08, was invited to speak at an event organized by a coalition of groups that was urging the U.S. Congress to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA). Turner was a featured speaker because she had spent years addressing the widespread violence (often rape) inflicted on women ...More