Friday, December 01, 2006


Reminder: NYC Event - Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Conversation with Eve Ensler and Dr. Denis Mukwege Tonight, Eve Ensler and Dr. Denis Mukwege - long-time advocates for improving the lives of women and girls in violent situations - will discuss sexual violence in the Congo and beyond, and examine mechanisms for prevention and ways to influence policy change on the ground. Healing the Wounds of War: Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is presented by The Center for Global Affairs at NYU and The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in collaboration with V-Day, The Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls. Friday, December 1, 2006 6pm - 8pm at New York University School of Law Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium 40 Washington Square South at MacDougal Street New York, NY EVE ENSLER is an Award-winning Playwright/Performer/Activist and Founder of V-Day, a global movement that supports anti-violence organizations throughout the world DR. DENIS MUKWEGE MUKENGERE is the Director and Founder of the ground-breaking Panzi General Referral Hospital in Bukavu, South Kivu Democratic Republic of the Congo Pre-registration is required. Register online at For more information please call (212) 992-8380 or email Please note: Arrive promptly at 5:30 PM to ensure priority seating. Please note that pre-registration is required but does not guarantee a seat if you arrive late. Because our events are presented at no charge, it is our policy not to hold seats once a program is about to begin.


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