President Jimmy Carter: violence and discrimination against women is #1 human rights violation

Former President Jimmy Carter
Former President Jimmy Carter spoke at Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis on March 6, 2015.
Courtesy Stephen Geffre | Augsburg College 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter, a 2002 Nobel Peace Prize winner, says discrimination and violence against women and girls is the number one human rights violation in the U.S. and the world. He spoke March 6, 2015 in Minneapolis at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum sponsored by Augsburg College. His book is titled, "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power."

Q/A moderated by Monica McWilliams, former chief commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

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