CATW Presented at the NGO CSW61 Forum!

CATW International March 7, 2017

Wanted: Economic Empowerment and Equality, Not the Sex Trade 
Women from the Global South and Indigenous Communities Speak Out 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 
8:30 AM 
Community Church of New York, Assembly Hall 
40 East 35th Street 
New York, NY 10016 

Drisha Fernandes, Co-coordinator, From Prostitution to Gender Equality Initiative (Colombia)

Grizelda Grootboom, Survivor Leader and Program Associate, Embrace Dignity (South Africa)

Nomonde Mihlali Meji, Survivor Leader and Program Associate, Embrace Dignity (South Africa)

Cherry Smiley, Co-founder, Indigenous Women Against the Sex Industry, Nlaka'pamux/Thompson and Diné/Navajo Nations (Canada)

Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director, CATW


NGO CSW61 Forum's organizers are asking that anyone who wishes to attend any of the forum's parallel events register with them for free. You will receive advance updates and up-to-date schedules directly from NGO CSW/NY.

If you would like to attend our NGO CSW61 Forum panel event, please register for the Forum with NGO CSW/NY here by March 3, 2017. Registration is free.

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