Date: Thursday, March 07, 2013

Vision and Voice: What the Women Say

The International Peace Institute (IPI), the International Civil Society Action Network(ICAN), and the Mission of Norway are co-organizing a panel discussion on Vision and Voice: What the Women Say. Findings from the First Regional MENA/South Asia Women's Rights, Peace, and Security Forum

As the 57th Commission on the Status of Women convenes on the elimination of violence against women and girls, panelists will discuss pervasive gender-based violence at a time of major political transitions and share a constructive, pragmatic and inclusive vision of the future.

Featured speakers:

Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Co-Founder, International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)
Visaka Dharmadasa, 
Executive Director, Association of War Affected Women, Sri Lanka
Rita Sabat, Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
Parisa Kakaee, Iranian Women and Children Rights’ Activist
Arvinn Gadgil, Deputy Development Minister, Norway

Time: March 7th. 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security & Development
777 United Nations Plaza, 12th Floor
New York
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