2006 Events

  • December 7, 2006 (5:30-8pm): pdf Claiming our Rights, Defending our Future: Celebrating 16 Years of 16 Days of Activism, Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY.
  • December 5, 2006 (7-9pm): CWGL co-sponsored Explaining Immigration: Family Farmer Leaders Speak Out Against Corporate Globalization, Graduate Student Lounge, College Avenue, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • December 1, 2006 (2pm): Cynthia Rothschild, Senior Policy Advisor, spoke on National AIDS Day at Rutgers University. The discussion, entitled Marking the Crisis: Twenty Five Years Living with HIV/AIDS, 1981-2006, took place at the Graduate Student Lounge on College Avenue.
  • December 1, 2006 (12:30–2:30pm): Charlotte Bunch spoke on World AIDS Day in Washington, DC. The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS and a diverse group of partners joined forces on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2006, for an afternoon of dialogue and discussion among prominent religious and civil society leaders, women living with HIV, and government representatives focused around how the faith-based community can continue and expand its leadership role, helping to promote and support effective strategies to stop violence and fight AIDS worldwide.
  • November 27, 2006 (1:15-2:30pm): Charlotte Bunch participated in a panel discussion entitled Galvanizing Action Towards Ending Violence Against Women in Conference Room 4 at United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY
  • November 3, 2006 (1:30-3:30pm): A member of the Open Society Institute's Network Women's Program's Sub-Board, Charlotte Bunch participated in an OSI forum on women human rights defenders, entitled From Frontlines to Headlines—Women Human Rights Defenders
  • October 30, 2006: Charlotte Bunch served as a panelist at the 2006 Governor’s Conference for Women, hosted by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Division on Women
  • October 26, 2006 (4:30-6:30pm): Women's Human Rights in a World of Globalized States. During the week of October 23rd, CWGL convened a Strategic Conversation on Women's Leadership Development with approximately 17 internationally known women's human rights leaders of all generations. As part of the week's program, CWGL, with the support of the Institute for Women's Leadership, hosted a panel featuring the participants in the leadership meeting. Bene Madunagu, a prominent feminist activist and the general coordinator for Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), spoke in her role as Visiting Global Associate (in residence at CWGL through November 7). The evening presented an opportunity for members of the university community and the public to hear an international perspective on women's human rights activism and leadership. 162 Ryders Lane, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Douglass Campus, New Brunswick, NJ. (Event flyer; List of Participants)
  • August 13-18, 2006: CWGL activities at the XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada
  • May 2006: CWGL activities at the Five Year Review of the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, 31 May - 2 June 2006
  • April 3, 2006 (7pm): CWGL co-sponsored a public lecture by Eleanor Holmes Norton, United States House of Representatives. Congresswoman Holmes Norton is the 2006 Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership of the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics. Livingston Student Center, 84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, Livingston Campus, Rutgers University
  • March 27, 2006 (8pm): Dr. Entisar Mohammad Ariabi from the Delegation of Iraqi Women, Graduate Student Lounge, College Avenue, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, sponsored by Rutgers Against the War (RAW) and the Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
  • February 27-March 10, 2006: CWGL Activities at the 50th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
# 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 http://www.abzuginstitute.org
# November 7, 2007 (1:15-2:30pm): New York City 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, NY Click here for flyer.
# November 1, 2007 (4:30-6pm): 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 Click here for flyer.
# 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 http://www.sas.upenn.edu/wstudies/gwmconference
# October 24, 2007 (1-2:30pm): 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." Click here for flyer.
# 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 http://www.marchinghome.org. Click here for flyer.
# October 2, 2007 (5-6:30pm): Multigenerational Institute on Activism and Women’s Rights Public Reception, RDJC Building, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ. Click here for flyer.
# 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 http://www.eginitiative.org
# September 19, 2007 (1-3pm): The launching of Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders, Palais de Nations, Room XXII, Geneva, Switzerland. Click here for flyer.
# 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
CWGL Panels:

* 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 http://www.civicusassembly.org
# 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. For more information, please visit http://mideast.rutgers.edu. To view video clips, please visit http://mideast.rutgers.edu/EVENTS/Ebadi/Ebadi-Files/Ebadi-Video/Ebadi-VideoPages/Ebadi-MainVideoPage.html.
# 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 http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii
# April 19, 2007 (5:30-7pm): Cynthia Rothschild, Senior Policy Advisor at CWGL, served as a panelist on 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. Click here for flyer.
# April 11, 2007: Rally in support of our Rutgers Women's Basketball Team—Take a Stand Against Racism and Sexism on Talk Radio. For more information, click here.
# March 12-April 5, 2007: UN Human Rights Council, 4th Session, Palais des Nations, Geneva http://www.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil. For CWGL and other events during the HRC, click here.
# February 26-March 9, 2007: Commission on the Status of Women, 51st Session, UN Headquarters, NY http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/51sess.htm. For CWGL and other events during the CSW, click here.
# 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 http://ruafrica.rutgers.edu/global_initiative/index.html
# 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 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, NY Click here for event program.
# 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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