2007 Events

  • November 10, 2007 (5-6:15pm): Charlotte Bunch, Executive Director, spoke at the Thinking Internationally workshop at the National Conference for Women and Girls, Freedom on Our Terms: From Houston 1977 - NY 2007, Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas 1977, Hunter College, 68th St & Lexington Ave, NY, NY
  • November 7, 2007 (1:15-2:30pm): New York City pdf Launch of the Yogyakarta Principles on the Application of International Law in Relation to Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, sponsored by Arc International, Center for Women’s Global leadership, Global Rights, Human Rights Watch, IGLHRC, ILGA and ISHR, UN Headquarters
  • November 1, 2007 (4:30-6pm): pdf The Erosion of Reproductive Rights in Poland: Policy Implications in the European Union, 2007 Visiting Global Associate, Wanda Nowicka, public lecture, RDJC Building, 162 Ryders Lane, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • October 25-26, 2007: Executive Director, Charlotte Bunch, addressed Activism and Theory: Confronting a Culture of Violence at the Gender, War, and Militarism conference, Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • October 24, 2007 (1-2:30pm): pdf Challenges faced by Women Human Rights Defenders: Showcasing the UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders, sponsored by Human Rights First, International Service for Human Rights and the Center for Women's Global Leadership, Presbyterian UN Office Conference Room, 7th Floor, Church Center, 777 UN Plaza (at 44th St). This event also served as the New York launch of "Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders."
  • October 19, 2007 (2-4pm): Executive Director, Charlotte Bunch, participated in Where Do We Go From Here? Advocacy and Political Will for Maternal Health at the Women Deliver Conference, Platinum Suite, London, England
  • October 19, 2007 (11am-1pm): Executive Director, Charlotte Bunch, discussed Gender Equality Architecture at the UN: Reform and Remain? at the Women Deliver Conference, SG4, London, England
  • October 5-7, 2007: Marching Home: A Conference on the Iraq War and its Consequences for Veterans, Rutgers Against the War and Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • October 2, 2007 (5-6:30pm): Multigenerational Institute on Activism and Women’s Rights Public Reception, RDJC Building, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • September 25, 2007 (6:30-8pm): Charlotte Bunch, Executive Director, served as a panelist in Taking Stock of Human Rights, hosted by Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative and the New York Society for Ethical Culture, New York, NY
  • September 19, 2007 (1-3pm): The launching of pdf Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders, Palais de Nations, Room XXII, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • July 4-7, 2007: Changing Lives, Changing Communities: Women's Leadership Making a Difference on HIV&AIDS, International Women's Summit, World YWCA, Nairobi, Kenya http://www.worldywca.org
  • July 5, 2007 (4:30-6pm): Defending Women-Defending HIV-Related Rights: Exploring Experiences of Activists, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, KICC Plenary Hall B
  • July 6, 2007 (11-12:30pm): Strengthening Resistance: Critical Issues and Innovative Advocacy in HIV and Violence against Women, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, KICC Plenary Annex
  • June 11, 2007 (5:30-8pm): Charlotte Bunch, Executive Director, moderated a panel discussion entitled Weaving the Threads: Women's Activism and Leadership in New York City and Africa, hosted by the New York Women's Foundation, 434 West 33rd St, Penthouse Fl. Click here for flyer.
  • May 24, 2007 (11-12:30pm): Charlotte Bunch, Executive Director, spoke at the CIVICUS World Assembly, Accountability on Human Security and Gender Equality: Failure or Challenge, held in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 16, 2007 (6-10pm): CWGL co-sponsored Center for Middle Eastern Studies event honoring 2003 Nobel Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • May 14, 2007 (1:15-2:45pm): Conference Room 9. Panel on Violence against Indigenous Women, Sixth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN Headquarters, NY. Co-sponsored by FIMI, MADRE, UNIFEM, Amnesty International, CWGL and the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
  • April 19, 2007 (5:30-7pm): Cynthia Rothschild, Senior Policy Advisor at CWGL, served as a panelist on pdf The UN and Women's Human Rights: Reconstructing the Gender Architecture, Harvard Law School, Harkness South, co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, the Harvard Law Student Advocates for Human Rights, the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, and the Women and Public Policy Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. For more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 617-495-9362.
  • April 11, 2007: Rally in support of our Rutgers Women's Basketball Team—Take a Stand Against Racism and Sexism on Talk Radio.
  • March 12-April 5, 2007: UN Human Rights Council, 4th Session, Palais des Nations, Geneva
  • February 26-March 9, 2007: Commission on the Status of Women, 51st Session, UN Headquarters, NY
  • March 26, 2007 (8pm Panel Discussion, 9:30pm Reception): Charlotte Bunch served as moderator for a panel discussion, Trafficking and Migration: Human Rights in Flux, Rutgers Global Initiative, Rutgers Student Center, New Brunswick, NJ
  • March 5, 2007 (4pm Reception, 4:30pm Panel Discussion): Charlotte Bunch moderated a panel discussion, Women Working Worldwide, featuring international leaders, Institute for Women's Leadership, RDJC Building, Douglass Campus, Rutgers University. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • February 22, 2007 (4-6pm): Charlotte Bunch participated in a panel discussion entitled pdf Global Violence Against Women: The Secretary General's Study, Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Forum, Brooklyn Law School, Subotnick Center, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, New York.
  • January 30, 2007 (5:30-8pm): Charlotte Bunch spoke at UN Gender Architecture: Where Next and What Could it Mean for UNIFEM?, hosted by the Metropolitan New York Chapter, United States Committee for UNIFEM, United Nations Development Fund for Women, Church Center, 777 UN Plaza (44th & 1st Avenue), 12th Floor, NY. For more information, email Jackie Shapiro, Program Committee Co-Chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • January 23, 2007 (8pm): Charlotte Bunch served as a panelist in How Do We Leave Iraq?, sponsored by the Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War and Rutgers Against War, Graduate Student Lounge, College Avenue, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.AgainstEndlessWar.org.
  • January 23, 2007 (4pm Reception, 4:30pm Lecture): Thundering Ovaries: Myth and Metaphor in the Biology of Women, a lecture by Joan W. Bennett, Associate Vice President for Promoting Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics and Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, hosted by the Institute for Women's Leadership, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ. RSVP by January 19 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone to 732-932-1463, x675.

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