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Women Win at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

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Women Win at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Women Win will highlight the power of sport in addressing gender-based violence and promoting girls' rights at the United Nations' 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Date

03/04/2013 00:00

Location

New York City|04.03.2013

Women Win is excited to take the stage and co-host two enriching events that spotlight the power of sport in addressing gender-based violence and promoting girls' rights, during the United Nations' 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Both events take place Monday, 4 March 2013.

1.
'Prevention of Gender-Based Violence through Education and Sport': a panel discussion to highlight the persistence of the problem and sport as an innovative tool to address it.

Co-hosts:
Vital Voices, the International Center on Research for Women, Naz Foundation (India), UNESCO, and the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the UN

Details: Monday, 4 March at 1:15 pm, in conference room B of the North Lawn Building, at the United Nations Headquarters, 777 UN Plaza, Manhattan, New York. Open to the public but seats are limited. Reserve a spot by emailing Efthimia Bechrakis at e.bechrakis@unesco.org.



2. 'Sport as an Innovative Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence':

 an NGO session focused on the award-winning Goal programme where we will share personal stories of impact from girls' lives as well as how Goal has strengthened organisational impact.

Co-hosts: BRAC USA, Standard Chartered Bank and Naz Foundation

Details: Monday, 4 March at 4:30 pm, V-Hall at the Armenian Convention Center, 630 2nd Avenue (at 35th Street), Manhattan, New York. Open to the public, no reservations necessary.

If you will be in New York at this time, please join us!

We look forward to seeing you there.