April 18, 2013World 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
Time: 2:00PM-3:30PM

Please confirm your attendance with Mary Ongwen at or call (202) 473-6436.

For some background and perspectives, please check out these blog entries.

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?

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