Title: Conflict, Development, and Security Speaker Series: Gender-based Violence in Complex Emergencies: Issues and Interventions
Publication Date: 10/07/10

Heidi Lehmann is an internationally recognized expert on violence against women and girls in conflict zones. She has over twelve years experience in the US, Africa and Asia. A Public Health professional, her work over the past seven years, has taken her to some of the worst conflict zones in recent history including, Sierra Leone, Darfur, Democratic Republic of Congo and Liberia. Currently, she leads IRC's work on key policy, programming and advocacy issues related to violence against women and girls, is part of various United Nations working groups and is often called on to brief Members of Congress.

Author: NYU Wagner Office of International Programs
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