MADRE Statements

Event: 2020 VISION - Mobilizing for Women's Rights and Eliminating Violence Against Women

Posted on: Thursday, March 4, 2010

Keywords: Combating Violence Against Women, Event

March 5, 2010 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The New School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York City
FREE | Seats are limited | RSVP to

As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, women's rights leaders build upon our collective experience to secure our vision for a
future free from violence and grounded in equality both locally and globally. Keynote speakers will highlight major challenges to women's empowerment and share a roadmap for success in the second decade of the 21st century.

* Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace laureate, 2003; Founder, Defenders of Human Rights Center, Iran
* Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA; Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
* Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights; former President of Ireland and former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
* Melanne Verveer, United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

Event not hosted or sponsored by MADRE.


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