Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Working with Men to Stop Violence

The Gender-Based Violence Task Force of the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) invites you to two outstanding events in one day to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

When: Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 - 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Who: Gary Barker, Director, Gender, Violence & Rights, ICRW, and co-chair, MenEngage Alliance; Pat McGann, VP of Communications, Men Can Stop Rape; Todd Minerson, Executive Director, White Ribbon Campaign; Dean Peacock, Co-Director, Sonke Gender Justice, and co-chair, MenEngage Alliance;
Where: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th floor First Amendment Lounge
Washington, DC 20045

(For directions see

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear from respected colleagues about their work with men to change norms around masculinity and lower the incidence of gender-based violence. A light breakfast will be served.


A Capacity Building Workshop On Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women

Led by Todd Minerson, Executive Director, White Ribbon Campaign

When: Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: PATH
1800 K Street, NW, suite 800
Washington, DC 20006

This hands-on workshop will be an opportunity to learn from the exercises and approaches to training of the White Ribbon Campaign—the largest global campaign of men dedicated to preventing and ending violence against women.

Space for this workshop will be limited; lunch will be served.

Please RSVP to Danielle Toth at by Wednesday, Nov. 25th and specify which event you will attend.

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