World Conference On Violence Against Women - Children / Trafficking and Forced Labour

Date/Time: 
03/13/2012 (All day) to 03/16/2012 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Massachusetts Convention Center in Swansea Massachusetts
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02777

Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
Global Campaign Against Women and Child Abuse Organization
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Global Campaign Against Women and Child Abuse Organization
Contact Phone: 
508-837-3117
Contact Email: 
conference2012@globomail.com or conference2012@mynet.com
Description: 

the main theme of the conference is Combating Violence Against Women - Children Worldwide.  It aims to provide a platform towards achieving the following objectives:

  1. Raise awareness on the prevalence and high human, social and economic costs of violence against women and children
  2. Sensitize, motivate and build capacity of governments to develop, change, and implement legislation and policies to combat Trafficking and forced Labour
  3. Support and strenthen networks, public and private organizations and programmes that work to eradicate violence against women and children
  4. Take integrated measures to prevent and eliminate violence against women and children
  5. Study the causes and consequences of violence and the effectiveness of preventive measures
  6. Eliminate trafficking in women - children and assist victims of violence due to prostitution and trafficking
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