April 18, 2013
World Bank J Building Auditorim J1-050 (Infoshop Building)
Gender based violence is a pervasive phenomenon across South Asia, with huge human, economic and societal consequences. There has been a culture of silence at all levels from the policy makers to the women victims themselves and this must change. Join World Bank South Asia Vice President, Isabel Guerrero along with a panel of experts to discuss this critical issue.
Ideas from our recent SMS based slogan competition on, "What Will It Take to End Gender-Based Violence in South Asia?" will also be shared.
Venue: Auditorium J1-050
World Bank J Building
701 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC. 20433
Please confirm your attendance with Mary Ongwen at email@example.com or call (202) 473-6436.
For some background and perspectives, please check out these blog entries.
It's Not OK to be Silent on Gender Based Violence
Enough is Enough: Stop Violence Against Women
When Will it Stop?
It's Time for the Men to Step Up!
Call for Entries:
What Will It Take to End Gender-Based Violence in South Asia?