girls’ tribunal on violence

Screen-Shot-2013-01-26-at-2.54.30-PMOn Tuesday March 5th during the 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women the Working Group on Girls sponsored a very special event – girls’ tribunal on violence –  ‘Bearing Witness to Girls’ Activism.  Girls from around the world testified to their personal experience of violence – media-based violence,  violence in schools and violence in communities.  Nine  girls testified to the impact that violence has had on their lives and the  creative means they have taken to stand against it. Four jurists responded to the testimonies and provided recommendations.  Read more    and see pictures of the many courageous girls who testified and selected moments throughout the tribunal.   Photographs from the girls’ tribunal on violence    A video recording is being prepared.     

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