[16days_discussion] Celebrating Diversity: Population Centered Sexual Violence Prevention

Samah helmy samhelmy at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 17 04:46:56 EDT 2009

Hi all: 


We are a project working on combating violence against women in Egypt. I am soliciting ideas on how to engage parliamentarians on issues related to violence against women. In case you have a work experience on this area, please share it with me. Appreciate all the help and the cooperation. 
Samah Said
USAID Contractor
Team Leader
Combating Violence Against Women Project
National Council for Women
Mobile:      0123410709

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 14:07:38 -0400
From: 16days at cwgl.rutgers.edu
To: 16days_discussion at email.rutgers.edu
Subject: [16days_discussion] Celebrating Diversity: Population Centered Sexual Violence Prevention


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Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:47:42 -0400
Subject: Celebrating Diversity: Population Centered Sexual Violence Prevention
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Celebrating Diversity:

 Population Centered Sexual Violence Prevention

June 23-24, 2009

Quest Conference Center

Columbus, Ohio


Join us as we take our work to the next level by addressing the importance of cultural sensitivity and appropriateness in our sexual violence prevention efforts.  Nationally known speakers, Sujata Warrier, Director of the New York City Program for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, and Loretta Ross, National Coordinator of SisterSong, will address cultural competency as well as sexual violence through a human rights framework. Local presenters will share their innovative ideas and give effective techniques on working inclusively with specific populations including teens, men and boys, and LGBTQI youth. Specific workshops will also focus on best practices regarding working within school systems and among diverse community partners. 

We hope that this conference provides a bridge by which we may cross from our own experience to that of others and back, along the way discovering our similarities, developing a respect for our differences, and in the end embracing the diversity of each individual.

Attached is the brochure for your convenience. It provides more detailed information on conference objectives, speakers and accommodations.  You can also find the brochure and registration information at our website www.odvn.org


The registration deadline has been extended to Friday, June 19, 2009

Register TODAY at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=zvl3CsT1R7fE2pXUvHoC0A_3d_3d


For more information, please contact Jasmine Finnie at (614) 781-9651 ext. 229 or jasminef at odvn.org



Angela Sutton, JD

Project Specialist

Women of Color Network (WOCN)

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Harrisburg, PA 17112

Phone: (800) 537-2238 x 137

Fax: (717) 545-9456

Email: as at pcadv.org

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