Alda Facio speaks at the UN panel on State Obligation to prevent violence against women

Alda Facio, co-founder and academic director of our annual Women’s Human Rights Education Institute ( spoke at the UN in NYC on an expert panel on State Obligation to prevent violence against women, October 16, 2012.

Alda will be returning to Toronto very soon to help with our upcoming CEDAW for Change One-Week Intensive.

Video: Protecting Women from Violence: Bridging Bolicy and Practice, a panel discussion co-organized by the Permanent Missions of France and the Netherlands.

Vandana Shiva at the CWSE

Vandana Shiva at the CWSE

We’re excited to announce that Vandana Shiva will be speaking at the CWSE in November!

She will speak on: Ecological Feminism & Earth Democracy: Occupying Life/The Seed

November 12, 2012, 7pm.

Auditorium, 252 Bloor St W (OISE Building)

We strongly encourage you to get a (free) ticket in advance. You can pick it up at either the CWSE (between 12-3pm, Mon-Thurs), or at Wonderworks ( for hours and location).

See you there!
[Nov 5 edit: tickets are now completely sold out for this event].