PJSA Board Member on Student Awards, Dr. Sheherazade Jafari (George Mason University)
Women’s Agency of Religiosity: Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide on Women’s Rights (2014). Learn more about the War Prevention Initiative here https://warpreventioninitiative.org/
Dr. Jafari is the director of the Point of View International Research and Retreat Center at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. A scholar and practitioner, Dr. Jafari’s own research and applied background and interests include gender, religion and human rights in conflict and peacebuilding, as well as fostering a more diverse and inclusive conflict resolution field. Her PhD research examined how women’s rights activists in Muslim-majority societies are engaging religion and working across religious-secular divides in response to rising politicized religion and extremism. Dr. Jafari has worked in the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia with both large and small civil society organizations, and has taught and facilitated dialogues and trainings regarding gender, religion and conflict resolution.
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Original source: PeaceVoiceTV (2014)