Campaign Takes its Message to New York this September

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 us 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.


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 [email protected]

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!

Introduction by:
Robin Morgan, best-selling author and co-founder of the Women's Media Center.

Moderated by:
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


We will be bringing you regular updates from New York, so tune in to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for exciting news!

Can't join us in New York for our discussion with Nobel Peace Laureates and activists around the world on Monday, September 24? We will be live tweeting the conversation! Join us by following @StopRapeCmpgn and hashtag #IPLEDGE from 7:00pm EST.

Also tune in to @StopRapeCmpgn and #IPLEDGE on Tuesday, September 25 at 11:15am EST for a special event we will be live tweeting!  Stay tuned for more details.

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