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June Women’s Salon

For June’s Women’s Salon AWC member Casey Leiber will talk about her work in human rights- specifically women’s rights in East Africa. Casey finished an MA program in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy at the end of February, and previous to that, worked in human rights and international development in East Africa for 3+ years. …

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DAY 1 of 16 – November 25th International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

“Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on families, communities and economies. The world cannot afford to pay this price.” — Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General Today is DAY 1 of The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. AWC …

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International Women’s Day Lunch – Join Me on the Bridge!

To observe International Women’s Day – we will gather together for a convivial Potluck lunch to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, political advances of women toward gender parity in the world.  We’ll discuss some of the key challenges still facing women today, too.  The World Economic Forum forecasts that, at the current glacial rate of …

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What is the role of contemporary women?

On December 1st, 2015, we had the opportunity to join 100 other organizations around the world in a debate about the role of contemporary women. The BBC #100Women Debate posed questions around the themes of Leadership, Image, and Relationship. We had a wonderfully diverse group here in Berlin, from Ireland, Canada, Vietnam, India, Germany and …

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