Stop Rape Campaign brings message to New York
The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict will be making its first official visit to New York next week, coinciding with the a United Nations High Level meeting on the rule of law. As policy makers from around the world gather in the American city, so too will the Advisory Committee to discuss the Campaign’s next steps and strategies.
Joining the Campaign in New York are Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams, Leymah Gbowee, and Shirin Ebadi, as well as Advisory Committee members from international, regional and local organizations around the world that have dedicated their lives to stopping rape and defending the rights of survivors.
JOIN THE CAMPAIGN AND NOBEL WOMEN IN NEW YORK!
WHAT: Public panel discussion featuring three Nobel Peace Laureates and activists from around the world committed to stopping rape in conflict.
WHEN: September 24, 2012, 7:00pm-9:00pm
WHERE: BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street, New York
RSVP by email to wmcNOBEL@womensmediacenter.com
Along with Women’s Media Center and Physicians for Human Rights, the Campaign will host a conversation with the Nobel Laureates and activists from around the world. Panelists will discuss the global crisis of violence against women and why coordinated action is vital to stop rape and gender violence in conflict. Please join us if you are in New York!
Robin Morgan, best-selling author and co-founder of the Women’s Media Center.
Lauren Wolfe, award-winning journalist and director of Women’s Media Center’s Women Under Siege Project.
Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Laureate
Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate
Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Laureate
Patricia Guerrero, Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas
Susannah Sirkin, Physicians for Human Rights
JOIN THE CAMPAIGN ONLINE
Can’t join us in New York for our discussion with Nobel Peace Laureates and activists around the world on Monday, September 24? The Campaign will be live tweeting the conversation! Join by following @StopRapeCmpgn and hashtag #IPLEDGE from 7:00pm EST.
See you there!