Feb. 25 - British Foreign Secretary William Hague receives one of Georgetown University's 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Georgetown University awarded the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to British Foreign Secretary William Hague for his work in addressing sexual violence in armed conflict and for making it a priority of his government's foreign policy.
Alongside Georgetown University President John J. Degioia, former first lady and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented Hague with the award.
"When women are excluded and marginalized, we all suffer. We miss out on their experience, their knowledge, their skills, their talents. But, when women and girls have the chance to participate fully alongside men and boys in making peace, in growing the economy, in political life, in every facet of existence, then we all benefit," Clinton said during her remarks.
Hague led the effort to pass a United Nations resolution to try to end impunity against perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict, according to Georgetown University's website.