UN Women welcomes Agreed Conclusions at the Commission on Status of Women

Please read the following statement by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: At the conclusion of the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women welcomes the outcome of the meeting. The Agreed Conclusions are a …

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FREE VIDEOCONFERENCE – Sharing Promising Practices to Reduce Domestic Violence (DV) in South Carolina

Sharing Promising Practices to Reduce Domestic Violence (DV) in South Carolina Register Now! To register, Go To SC AHEC SCHOOLS Click “Create a SCHOOLS Profile” Select the program tile and venue to attend the free interactive videoconference. Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Time: 3:00 – 4:30 Video Conference offered at the following locations: Charleston – Harborview …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Starting on November 25th

Today is the Day 4 of the 2012 international “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.” November 25th was declared International Day Against Violence Against Women in July 1981 in Bogota, Columbia to commemorate the violent assassination of the Mirabal sisters (Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa) in 1960 by the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in …

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Nominate Domestic Violence Advocates – Accepting Nominations for the Breaking the Silence Awards

The Zonta Club of Charleston is now accepting nominations for individuals making a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims. Winners will be announced at the 3rd Annual Breaking the Silence Awards Gala on January 26, 2013 at the Harbour Club located in downtown Charleston. Nominees whose efforts make a difference in preventing domestic …

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