Monday, March 29, 2010

SAVE THE DATE! April 6, join NYC Women UNITE

DAHLINGS -
When I received this from that formidable, wonderful organization, The Three Tomatoes (link on the right sidebar), I knew that I had to publish it. Violence against women is a worldwide problem, and anything that can be done about it is to be encouraged.
Ciao,
Elisa & Bucky The Wonderdog





Calling all New York Metro Women:

Please join us on April 6, 2010 and Say Yes to “Say NO”

Did you know that violence against women is a worldwide pandemic?
Approximately 1 out of every 3 women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. It happens everywhere – at home and at work, on the streets and in schools, during peacetime and in conflict. Violence against women and girls has far- reaching consequences, harming families and communities, stunting human development, and undermining economic growth. Everyone has a role to play in combating this global pandemic.

The time to act together is NOW.

Please join the Metro New York Chapter of the US National Committee for UNIFEM, The Three Tomatoes and several other leading women’s organizations on April 6, 2010 to show your support for the United Nations/UNIFEM campaign “Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women” .This is a global call for action on ending violence against women and girls through social mobilization.

The Highlights:

Date: April 6, 2010

Time: 6 to 9 PM

What: A wine and hors d’eouvres reception followed by an esteemed panel discussion on women and violence, and a call to action via the “Say No- Unite” initiative.

Place: Taipei Cultural Center 1 E. 42nd Street, New York City

Tickets: $25.00
The ticket cost is a donation to The US National Committee for UNIFEM a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by U.S. law and the IRS Code.

For information and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.thethreetomatoes.com/SayNoUnite.html

By Check: Please make checks payable to UNIFEM USNC NY and mail with your name and contact information to Cheryl Benton, 330 E. 38 St., #49P, New York, NY 10016.

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