Equality Now Event Calendar: What's Happening Now

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World Bank launch - Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal
9 September 2015 | Washington, DC USA
IFC Auditorium | 3:00pm Keynote, 3:30pm Panel, 4:30 Reception

“By measuring where the law treats men and women differently, Women, Business and the Law shines a light on how women's incentives or capacity to work are affected by the legal environment and provides a basis for improving regulation.”

Global Executive Director, Yasmeen Hassan will take part in a panel on ending sex discrimination in the law at the launch of the World Bank’s 4th edition of its global Women, Business and the Law report. She will be joined by Meaza Ashenafi, UNECA Advisor on Women's Human Rights and former Equality Now Board Member, and Caren Grown, World Bank Senior Director for Gender. Mina Al-Oraibi, former journalist for Asharq Al-Awsat will moderate the discussion. The launch will be livestreamed and you can also follow on Twitter at #WomenBizLaw. Following the event will be a screening of the Sundance Festival award-winning Film Difret and a Q&A with its Producer, Dr. Mehret Mandefro.

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On the Road with Gloria Steinem and Melissa McCarthy 
12 November 2015 | Los Angeles, CA USA
The Theatre at Ace Hotel | 5:00pm VIP reception, 7:00pm event


Join Equality Now and Ms. Magazine for a special conversation with Equality Now Board Member Gloria Steinem and award-winning actress Melissa McCarthy to celebrate the launch of Gloria’s highly anticipated new book, My Life on the Road. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a private reception and funds will go towards supporting Equality Now and Ms. Magazine.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW: $250 - $34

Event Partners
Book Soup
Equality Now
Mayor Eric Garcetti and First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland
Victoria Jackson
LA Times
Ms. Magazine
Susan L. Smalley
Soapbox
The Theatre at Ace Hotel
Women's Media Center

 


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