Equality Now Event Calendar: What's Happening Now

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ECLIPSED on Broadway - benefit performance & exclusive talk back
8:00pm Golden Theater, 252 West 45th Street
10 March 2016 | New York, NY USA

Tickets are going fast, so get yours today! http://bit.ly/21Gbp77
$250 (Front Mezzanine) / $175 (Rear Mezzanine B) - LIMITED QUANTITY
Questions? Helen Stewart, hstewart@equalitynow.org

VERSACE SS16 Launch - Shop for a cause
7:00pm Versace Beverly Hills, 248 North Rodeo Dr.
10 March 2016 | Beverly Hills, CA USA

A private in-store event in celebration of International Women's Day. Versace will donate 10% of sales to Equality Now to support our work to better the lives of women and girls around the world. RSVP jenny.kim@versaceus.com

Women of the World Festival UK
8:00pm Southbank Centre
13 March 2016 | London, England

Trafficking Program Officer, Andrea Matolcsi, once again takes part in this popular international festival that celebrates women and girls, and looks at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential. Andrea will speak on a panel addressing  how society undervalues girls, sex trafficking and sexual violence.  

Learn more here.  #WOWLDN

60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 60)
United Nations New York Headquarters
14 - 24 March 2016 | New York, NY USA

Equality Now will be presenting and participating in events throughout the 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Representatives from Member States, UN entities and NGOs from around the world will review progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. If you’re in town for CSW60, please stop by! Click here for our list of events.
Equality Now’s public CSW60 statement (E/CN.6/2016/NGO/17) can be found among the official documents. NGO statements are available to governments, delegates, UN agencies and missions and the public. Read it here.

Literary Reception - Book River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction
4:30pm Proskauer Rose, 11 Times Square
17 March 2016 | New York, NY USA

Global Executive Director, Yasmeen Hassan, will read a selection from Apne Aap Founder and President, Ruchira Gupta’s newly published anthology. Dramatic readings will expose the brutal reality of the exploitation of some of the worlds most marginalized and girls, while highlighting their extraordinary resilience. Equality Now is one of the event’s co-sponsors.

“Her Story, Uncut”
7:00 pm TCR, 44 E. 32nd St.
17 March 2016 | New York, NY USA

During CSW60, we are presenting our newest arts in advocacy piece addressing female genital mutilation (FGM), Her Story, Uncut, inspired by powerful stories from Equality Now’s partners and written and directed by Katie Cappiello. The emotional play features stories from Kenya, the UK, Sierra Leone and the US, amplifying the voices of girls and women who are championing efforts to address FGM in their communities and around the world.  Equality Now commissioned the piece with the generous support of the Wallace Global Fund. RSVP here by 15 Mar.