Every year during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York City, the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY) organizes a Forum that includes parallel events free and open to the public. This year AIWA is sponsoring a panel discussion at the parallel events on the topic of engaging men in solving the problem of violence against women. Please tell friends and colleagues to join us.
Thursday, March 14 at 2:30pm
The Church Center, 10th floor
777 UN Plaza, New York City
Moderator: Judy Norsigian (Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves and board member of AIWA)
Panelists: Craig Norberg-Bohm (Coordinator, Men’s Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc.), Carl Murrell (NGO UN Representative, National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States), and Quentin Walcott (Co-Executive Director of CONNECT) – “Men’s Organizations Engaged in Violence Prevention: Creating Strategies that Work”
Shamita Das DasGupta – “Women’s Group Supporting Men’s Engagement: Examples form the South Asian Community”
Milena Melkonyan – “Advancing Men’s Engagement in Armenia: Prospects and Challenges
For more information on this year’s CSW sessions: https://www.ngocsw.org/http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/57sess.htm. It is not necessary to register in order to attend, but because this session is limited to 70 participants due to room size, registering is a good idea.