Join WILPF Delegation at CEDAW Hearing in Washington, DC
It’s time to ratify CEDAW!
Those living in the Washington, D.C. area are urged to join the WILPF delegation at the CEDAW Hearing, this Thursday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Dirksen Senate Office Building (room 226). You’ll have the opportunity to hear witnesses speak on the importance of CEDAW, including: Geena Davis (Academy Award Winning Actor and Founder of The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media); Wazhma Frogh, (from the Afghan Women’s Network and a winner of the State Department’s “Woman of Courage Award”). This Senate hearing, the first in eight years, focused solely on the importance of ratifying CEDAW is a momentus step forward in our decades long struggle for ratification of this important treaty. Click here to read the statement submitted by WILPF, U.S., for the occasion.