Equality Now Event Calendar: What's Happening Now

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Foreign Policy Association: Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute
Co-sponsored by NYU Center on Global Affairs
1 July 2015 | NYC

Anti-Trafficking Program Officer, Melina Lito, will be a featured speaker at the FPA’s ninth annual Institute for teachers. The program brings together a diverse range of educators from high schools across the United States who have demonstrated a commitment to international education. Melina will present on the effects of sex trafficking, the various forms it can take and on how Equality Now uses the law to uphold the rights of women and girls.

Learn about the event here.


Conflict-Related Issues of Women and Girls with Disabilities
United States Institute of Peace Roundtable Discussion (Invite Only)
24 June 2015 | Washington, DC

Policy Director, Shelby Quast, will be part of an expert panel at this meeting of the USIP Lessons Learned Working Group on Gender Programming. The meeting will focus on programs for girls and women with disabilities. Shelby will speak on Equality Now’s current work with our partners in Uganda to advocate for special measures to address and prevent sexual violence against girls with disabilities, and more broadly on women’s and girls’ human rights.