Mar 4, 2016
Headlines this week in PD News showcased the power of public diplomacy to empower and advocate for marginalized communities. A rapper in Guatemala is using music to end violence against women, while in Belgium, community leaders and religious organizations are working together to counter the radicalization of young Muslim men. Other headlines explored the roles of musical theater, digital media and people-to-people dialogue to address transnational public diplomacy concerns.
- Belgium: Cities Fight Radicalization of Young Muslims—DW News
- Communities Encouraged to Share Ways to Combat Extremists—NPR
- Feminist Rapper Highlights Abuse Against Women Through Her Music—Huffington Post
- Mexico Joins #HeForShe Campaign to Fight for Gender Equality—Huffington Post
- Twitter Launches #PositionOfStrength Campaign for Women Empowerment in India and the MENA Region—Forbes
- U.S. Turns to Broadway to Promote Gay Rights at United Nations—Reuters