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World Affairs Council Presents Turning Pain to Power -- with Eve Ensler and Denis Mukwege
Date Wednesday February 18
Time 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Hotel Sofitel
233 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Dolan
Two dynamic agents of change: Denis Mukwege, founder of Panzi Hospital and winner of the 2008 UN Human Rights Prize, and Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day, will discuss Dr. Mukwege's work with survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a country wrought with sexual violence against women and girls to torture, humiliate and destroy. The V-Day movement and UNICEF have united to bring attention to the needs of Congolese women and girls. Dr. Mukwege and Ms. Ensler will speak about violence against women, the efforts underway to end it, and their work supporting a new wave of women leaders.

Check-in 6:00 PM, Program 6:30 PM

Council Members: $25, Students: $15, Nonmembers: $25

For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2009 2:24 PM

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