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The State of Female Justice in America.

Start/End Thursday, November 07, 2013 07:30 PM EST -- 08:30 PM EST
Location Name Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104/106
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V-Day/One Billion Rising for Justice presents THE STATE OF FEMALE JUSTICE IN AMERICA. Hosted by Laura Flanders (GRITtv)

Cathy Albisa - National Economic & Social Rights Initiative
Kimberle Crenshaw
 -Columbia Law School / UCLA Law School
Eve Ensler
 - V-Day
Monique Harden
 - Advocates for Environmental Human Rights in New Orleans
Saru Jayaraman
 - Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Sylvia MacAdams
 - Idle No More …and more to be announced!  

Building on last year’s sold-out public forum on the State of Female America, V-Day is bringing together this stellar group of women for a public panel discussion on the State of Female Justice.   Join us as we explore why women experience economic, racial, and cultural violence; and ask ourselves what might real justice look like for women in America?  

WHEN:Thursday, November 7, Doors: 7:00pm,Program: 7:30pm
  Jerome Green Hall, Columbia Law School, 435 W 116 St, NYC  

* V-Day has a limited amount of sponsored tickets available to THE STATE OF FEMALE JUSTICE IN AMERICA free of charge. If you need a sponsored ticket, please email   About One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising was the biggest mass action in human history. The campaign began as a call to action based on the staggering UN statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. On 14 February 2013, people across the world came together to strike, dance, and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end at last to violence against women. Over 10,000 events took place on the ground and the campaign took over media and social media worldwide for 48 hours, trending in 7 countries – 4 times in the US alone. The wildly successful grassroots campaign was covered widely by media in all corners of world including The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, and many more.

About V-Day
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues and other artistic works. The V-Day movement has raised over $100 million; educated millions about the issue of violence against women and the efforts to end it; crafted international educational, media and PSA campaigns; reopened shelters; and funded over 13,000 community-based anti-violence programs and safe houses in Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Kenya, Egypt, and Iraq. V-Day has received numerous acknowledgements and awards and is, one of the Top-Rated organizations on both Charity Navigator and Guidestar.  V-Day’s most recent global campaign, ONE BILLION RISING, galvanized over one billion women and men on a global day of action towards ending violence against women and girls.