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Author explores war's effect on women and children, Oct. 10

War correspondent and author Janine DiGiovanni will present a lecture titled "Other Than Collateral Damage: The Effect of the War on Women and Children (Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa)" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in 16 Robertson Hall.

DiGiovanni is a senior correspondent for the Times of London and Vanity Fair and a contributor to CNN, National Public Radio and other media outlets. She has been working in war zones in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans, Africa, the Middle East and Chechnya for more than a decade, focusing on human rights abuse and war's effect on civilians.

DiGiovanni's books include "Madness Visible: A Memoir of War," "Against the Stranger: Lives Under Occupation" and "The Quick and the Dead: Under Siege in Sarajevo," which is being made into a film. She has earned numerous honors, including two Amnesty International Awards, Britain's Foreign Correspondent of the Year award and a National Magazine Award.

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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