Sell/Buy/Date – A Special Preview
18 September - 18 October 2014 • New York, NY United States
Nuyorican Poets Café, 7:00pm
Tony-Award-winning playwright, performer and Equality Now Advisory Board Member, Sarah Jones, is back with a special preview of her newest play, Sell/Buy/Date. "Come meet new characters and catch up with a few familiar voices as they wrestle with questions about the sex trade… from a very unique vantage point." Tickets available here.
Civil Society Consultation on U.S. Domestic Efforts to Prevent & Respond to FGM/C
2 October • Washington, D.C. USA
Policy Director, Shelby Quast, will represent Equality Now at this meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The consultation will be an opportunity for the U.S. government, including representatives from the White House and other U.S. federal agencies, to hear from members of civil society working within communities to prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) and to provide support to those affected. Topics of discussion will include: (1) what is working, (2) lessons learned, (3) gaps in knowledge, support and services, and (4) opportunities for further collaboration between the U.S. government and civil society.
Pathways to Power Thought-Leadership Panel
7 October • New York, NY United States
Harvard Club of NYC, 8:00am – 10:00am EDT
Global Director Yasmeen Hassan will participate in a panel on Plan International’s Status of the World’s Girls 2014 Report, alongside panelists from Plan International and the NoVo Foundation. The conversation will explore the challenges and opportunities to creating an environment where adolescent girls can thrive. Learn more here.
56th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)
TBD • Niamey, Niger
AGLDF/SOAWR Project Manager, Jane Serwanga, and Discrimination in Law Program Officer, Kavinya Makau, along with members of the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition, will attend the 56th session of the ACHPR where the human rights situation in Africa will be discussed. During the session, the General Comment on the Maputo Protocol (Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa) will officially be launched, in the effort to help States to better protect women’s health and reproductive rights [Article 14(2)(c)] . SOAWR coalition members, including IPAS Africa Alliance and Centre for Human Rights, were instrumental in the preparation of the General Comment. There also will be a day devoted to strengthening relationships and cooperation between National Human Rights Institutions and NGOs. Learn more here.
Make Equality Reality
3 November • Beverly Hills, CA
Montage Hotel, 6:30pm
Equality Now will celebrate and honor Gloria Steinem for her life-long work for gender equality and Salma Hayek for her activism to ensure justice and freedom from violence for women and girls. For more information, click here.
هام: هذه الحملة المؤرشفة إما ان تكون قد إنتهت أو تم وقف العمل بها ، وأن المعلومات الواردة فيها قد لا تكون حديثة. إتخاذ إجراء مراجة الحملات الحالية والمستمرة.