Event Title

Violence Against Women in a Global Context: Finding Solutions with Hope, Connection, and Voice

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The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women held their 57th session on Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence Against Women and Girls in New York in March. Holding historical importance of the largest ever, this gathering of UN officials, NGOs, and their delegates comprised over 7,000 women from around the world. Violence is a worldwide epidemic an one in 3 women will experience sexual or physical violence in her lifetime an and the global community is severely impoverished by the resulting harms. Dana Jack, a presenter at the UN CSW conference, will outline some of the pressing issues related to violence against women and girls and share her case study of a Nepali NGO, Justice for All. Jillian Froebe, working with an NGO called Maher in India, will share a unique community-based approach to addressing violence against women.

About the Lecturers: Dana Jack, Professor Fairhaven College and Jillian Froebe, M.A., A.T.R., expressive arts mentor, psychotherapist

Document Type

Event

Start Date

15-5-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

15-5-2013 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Violence against women, Justice for All

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Language

English

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video/mp4

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May 15th, 12:00 PM May 15th, 1:15 PM

Violence Against Women in a Global Context: Finding Solutions with Hope, Connection, and Voice

Fairhaven College Auditorium

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women held their 57th session on Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence Against Women and Girls in New York in March. Holding historical importance of the largest ever, this gathering of UN officials, NGOs, and their delegates comprised over 7,000 women from around the world. Violence is a worldwide epidemic an one in 3 women will experience sexual or physical violence in her lifetime an and the global community is severely impoverished by the resulting harms. Dana Jack, a presenter at the UN CSW conference, will outline some of the pressing issues related to violence against women and girls and share her case study of a Nepali NGO, Justice for All. Jillian Froebe, working with an NGO called Maher in India, will share a unique community-based approach to addressing violence against women.

About the Lecturers: Dana Jack, Professor Fairhaven College and Jillian Froebe, M.A., A.T.R., expressive arts mentor, psychotherapist