Family Advocacy, Family Law and Violence Against Women

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Bioethics Library at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Description: Mahnaz Afhkami will present introductory remarks at the launch of WLP’s newest publication, Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives. On November 1, 2018, in conjunction with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security (GIWPS), leading women’s rights advocates from around the globe will provide remarks on the status of discriminatory family laws and structures that perpetuate inequality and violence both in the home and in communities. This event is part of WLP’s global advocacy effort, the Equality Starts in the Family campaign, carried out in close partnership with GIWPS, UN Women Global Fund for Women, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada. 

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