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Report Back from WILPF's 100th Anniversary Meetings in the Hague

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: The Walker Center • 171 Grove St, Auburndale (parking lot site) • Newton


The Oldest Women’s Peace Organization Looks to the Future


WHEN: Thursday May 21, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

6:30 pm – mingling and light refreshments

7:15 pm Program


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Making Women's Rights Real

When: Friday, March 6, 2015, 2:30 am to 4:30 am
Where: Simmons College • 300 The Fenway • Linda K. Paresky Conference Center • Boston

18th Annual Boston-Area International Women's Day Celebration 

The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) 36 years ago.  Called the International Bill of Rights for Women, CEDAW has been ratified by 186 nations across the world - NOT including the United States.

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Celebrate Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 12:30 pm
Where: Doubletree Hotel • 5400 Computer Dr • Westborough, MA

Malala YousafzaiAPPNE, PAGB, OPEN, New England Pakhtoon Association, Pakistani Association of New Hampshire

Presentations to honor Malala Yousafzai

Conversation with Malala via Skype (not confirmed)


Live Pashto Music

Meet & Gree Author Ethan Casey (Alive and Well in Pakistan)

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Our message against FGM reaches millions in Mali

Dear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

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Why Is It So Hard to Get Women to the Peace Table? And Why Is That Not Even the Right Question?

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Quinn Administration Building, Chancellor’s Conference Room, 3rd floor, • UMass Boston • JFK Station • Boston

Supreme Rally for Women's Equality

When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: City Hall Plaza • Boston

Paternalism & Women’s Political Participation in Sri Lanka

When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:00 am
Where: UMass Boston • Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3545 • Dorchester

Malathi de Alwis

Consultant Socio-Cultural Anthropologist

Sri Lanka protest

The Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights presents a lecture with Malathi de Alwis, a consultant socio-cultural anthropologist.

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Moolaade, a film screening

When: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 2:30 pm
Where: Lesley University, University Hall, Amphitheater • 1815 Mass Ave • Porter T • Cambridge

The film Moolaade will be shown as part of Women's History Month. 

The film is about courage and defiance against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) and won at the Cannes Film Festival in 2004. 

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Mothers' Day Walk for Peace

When: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 4:00 am to 7:00 am
Where: Town Field Park • Fields Corner • Dorchester
The Mother's Day Walk for Peace began in 1996 for families who had lost their children to violence. On a day that we celebrate mothers and children, the Walk became a place for families and friends to feel support and love with thousands of others who pledge their commitment to peace. Through the years, it has become a way for thousands of people to financially support the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.
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Moving Women’s Wages Forward Locally & Globally

When: Friday, March 7, 2014, 2:30 am to 4:30 am
Where: Simmons College • 300 the Fenway • Linda K. Paresky Conference Center • Boston
17th Annual Boston-Area
Suggested Donation $8.50 - Includes Light Continental Breakfast
Limited parking available at Simmons for $10 with a Visa or MasterCard
RSVP by Monday, March 3rd to:
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Can Women Stop War?

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard University, JFK School of Government • 77 JFK Street • JFK Jr. Forum • Cambridge

Can Women Stop War?

Speaker(s):Swanee Hunt
A Special Panel Discussion

Moderated by Ambassador Swanee Hunt
Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy

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Women’s Economic Empowerment in Conflict and Post Conflict Society

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: UMass Boston Campus Center, Room 2545 • UMass/JFK T • Dorchester

Joy Ada Onyesoh


Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom Nigeria

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Boston Women's Fund 30th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Women of Action

When: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 2:30 pm
Where: The Ritz-Carlton • 10 Avery St. • Boston
October 24, 2013 | Thursday | 5:30 pm
The Ritz-Carlton
10 Avery St.
Boston, MA ( see map )
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Fighting For Women's Bodily Integrity in Mali

When: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Sq. Branch • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

Presentation, discussion, and fund-raiser for poject in Mali to stop femail genital mutilation (FGM). Highlights will include:

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The Politics of New Reproductive Technologies and Medical Experimentation in India

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: 5-217 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • (Main Building) • Cambridge , 02139

he International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) presents -

Systemic Violence or Informed consent?
The Politics of New Reproductive Technologies and Medical
Experimentation in India

 A talk by Sarojini N
 (Director and co-founder of Sama - Resource group for Women and Health, New
Delhi, India)

When -  7-8 PM TUE April 23rd, 2013
Where - MIT  5-217 (in Main Building)
77 Mass Ave Cambridge  MA 02139

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