Date/Time: 
04/06/2010 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Address: 

Heathers Bar
506 East 13th Street
between Aves A & B

City: 
New York
Postal Code: 
10009
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
RightRides for Women's Safety
Description: 

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, RightRides for Women's Safety is hosting a FREE event to celebrate anti-violence advocacy, civic involvement, and commitment to creating safer communities!

Please join us and learn about the work we're doing to prevent sexual assault and harassment in our communities and to advocate for more progressive legislation addressing gender-based violence. Come out for some drinks and music among your fellow activists dedicated to building a stronger, safer city and society!

Date/Time: 
04/26/2010 (All day) to 04/28/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

The New School
Theresa Lang Center
55 W. 13th Street

City: 
New York City
Sponsoring Agency: 
UNICEF
Description: 

The aim of the conference is to inform thinking and practices around key issues and trends related to adolescent girls. Recent years have seen a growing interest in the topic of adolescent girls as a strategic group in addressing poverty alleviation and gender equality. While the experiences gained through years of programmes in promoting protective environments in schools, working to eliminate harmful traditional practices, and addressing sexual abuse has provided a growing evidence base, there has not yet been sufficient empirical evidence or knowledge generated to drive effective and innovative policies. The 5th International Conference organized by the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School and UNICEF will review current global trends and ideas regarding adolescent girls, explore ways to fill the knowledge gaps and showcase lessons learned and good practices for effective and strategic policy making.

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