Voices End Violence: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Come celebrate women's empowerment and the fight against gender violence at Voices End Violence.  There will be performances by local musicians Dana T, Speedyhead, and Ruthless Ruth, as well as speakers with various perspectives on the issue of gender violence.

When:  December 3, 7:00pm-9:00pm, $3 cover   

Where:  The Mill (venue room), 120 E. Burlington Street, Iowa City

Globally, 35% of women have experience some form of gender violence. This statistic ranges from 15% of women in Japan to 71% of women in Ethiopia. In the United States, a women is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds. This event is in support of the annual "16 Days Against Gender Violence" campaign , which runs from November 25-December 10.

There will be a $3 cover at the entrance, and all proceeds will be donated to the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women and the Women's Resource and Action Center here in Iowa City. Co-sponsoring this event are University of Iowa Women's Health and the Women's Resource and Action Center.
Labels: Iowa Chapter

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