Sahar Alnouri on Gender in a TEDx Presentation
What exactly does the term "gender" refer to? And why does it matter that we, as international development professionals, pay attention to it? Sahar Alnouri, Mercy Corps' global gender advisor, offered her thoughts on these questions in a May 2012 TEDx Portland talk. As Mercy Corps' global gender advisor, Sahar seeks ideas that can break down gender barriers around the world. She is a development professional and gender specialist with years of experience supporting programs in conflict and post-conflict settings.
See the video on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HCP1wAJyN4&feature=relmfu