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Past Avon Global Center Events

2013

  • Panel and Screening: The Invisible War. On November 13, 2013, the Avon Global Center screened the documentary on sexual violence in the US Military, "The Invisible War", followed by a panel discussion .
  • Panel: Disability and Gender in Ethiopia. On October 24, 2013, the Avon Global Center hosted Wesenyelesh Admasu of the Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association and Meseret Mamo Kombolcha of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.
  • Speaker: Child Marriage in Bangladesh. On September 30, 2013, the Avon Global Center and Berger Center for International Legal Studies hosted Justice Imman Ali from the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
  • Panel: Custodial Violence Against Women. On March 13, 2013, Avon Global Center Executive Director, Elizabeth Brundige, participated in a panel convened by Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, during the 57th Annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
2012
  • Film: The Lightening Testimonies. On April 2, 2012, The Avon Global Center, Kriti Film Club, and Cornell Advocates for Human Rights presented a film that reflects upon a history of conflict in the Indian subcontinent through experiences of sexual violence.

2011

  • Film: Crime After Crime.  On July 7, 2011, the Avon Global Center, STEPS to End Family Violence and the Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of NY hosted in New York City a special screening of an award-winning documentary that chronicles the experiences of a domestic violence survivor-defendant navigating the criminal justice system.
  • Roundtable: Virtue Foundation 2011 Senior Roundtable on Women and the Judiciary. From March 31 to April 1, 2011, the Center collaborated with the Virtue Foundation and others partners in bringing together senior women judges from 20 countries to discuss strategies for increasing the participation of women in the judiciary, in order to improve access to justice, especially for women and girls.

2010

  • Women & Global Justice Speaker Series. In coordination with the Dorothea S. Clarke Program in Feminist Jurisprudence, the Avon Global Center organized a series of presentations on emerging issues in the field of gender-based violence.  Audio and Video recordings available.