Passports to Progress 2013 Series
Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Rude Awakening: The complex epidemic of violence young women and girls face in India and beyond
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is pleased to present its first Passports to Progress event in support of its new campaign, Turning Point: Changing the Course for Adolescent Girls Worldwide.
A diverse panel of leading experts in the fields of gender, rights and development will discuss the many ways in which violence against women – especially young women and girls – in non-conflict settings has become a global epidemic.
Andrea Mitchell, NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and host of MSNBC'S "Andrea Mitchell Reports"
Michael Elliott, President/CEO of ONE
Christy Turlington Burns, Founder of Every Mother Counts and Director/Producer of "No Woman, No Cry"
Stella Mukasa, Director of Gender Violence and Rights at ICRW
Ravi Verma, Regional Director, Asia at ICRW
With a special video presentation by Kavita Ramdas Regional Representative, Ford Foundation, New Delhi