Kati Marton

Born in Hungary, Kati Marton has combined a career as a reporter and writer with human rights advocacy. She is currently Chair of the International Women’s Health Coalition, a global leader in promoting and protecting the health and human rights of women and girls. From 2001 to July 2002 Kati Marton was Chief Advocate for the Office of the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations. Marton is currently a director and formerly chair of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She also serves on the board of directors of the International Rescue Committee, Human Rights Watch, the New America Foundation, and the Central European University.  She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, PEN International, and the Author’s Guild.

Since 1980, Marton has published six books and contributed as a reporter to ABC News, Public Broadcasting Services, National Public Radio, Th

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