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Women, Rape, War

14 May

Senator Barbara Boxer and Senator Russ Feingold presided over a joint hearing of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy and Global Women’s Issues and the Subcommittee on African Affairs, WednesdayThe hearing was titled, “Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones,” and focused specifically on Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

CONFRONTING RAPE AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN CONFLICT ZONES—SPOTLIGHT: DRC AND SUDAN

Testimony of John Prendergast, Co-founder of the Enough Project, Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

You can see the list of those who testified here at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, or below.

The pdf of individual testimonies are offered at the site above via the blue links, the video of the this event is not available at the site as yet, the large link of the conference title e does not provide a link to the testimony at least at this time, it leads somewhere else.

Witnesses:

Panel 1:
The Honorable Melanne Verveer
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
Department of State
Washington, DC
The Honorable Esther Brimmer
Assistant Secretary of State for
International Organization Affairs
Department of State
Washington, DC
Phil Carter
Acting Assistant Secretary
of the Bureau of African Affairs
Department of State
Washington, DC

Panel 2:
Eve Ensler
Founder
V-Day
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Chouchou Namegabe Nabintu
Journalist
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Robert Warwick
Country Director of Southern Sudan
International Rescue Committee
Southern Sudan
Neimat Ahmadi
Darfuri Liason Officer
Save Darfur Coalition
Washington, DC
John Prendergast
Co-Founder
The Enough Project
Washington, DC

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One response to “Women, Rape, War

  1. judith

    September 7, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    My daughter is working in Swaziland and is seeing violence, especially rape, against women on a daily basis. I am making a list of organizations, agencies, etc., for her to contact. Any and all info on this terrible violence against women would be of help. Thanks.

     

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