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November 2016

Minnesota’s Contribution to Human Rights: Spotlight Global Rights for Women and Center for Victims of Torture

November 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill City Commons, The Pheonix Room, 6th Floor, 222 2nd Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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It’s quite astonishing that a state in the heartland of America is so active on the global stage advocating for human rights and putting an end to torture. Join us to to learn the stories of two remarkable organizations—-The Center…

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October 2016

2016 Fall Event

October 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hilton, 1001 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis,
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Global Rights for Women in Conversation with Gloria Steinem Where: 3rd floor ballroom of the Hilton Minneapolis (1001 S Marquette Ave) When: October 6, 2016. Check-in opens at 11:00am with event starting promptly at 11:30am and ending at 12:30pm. This is a sit-down event and a light lunch…

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September 2016

Global Rights for Women is the Minnesota Lynx’s Nonprofit of the Game

September 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Target Center, 600 First Avenue North,
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Global Rights for Women is honored to share that we will be the Minnesota Lynx's Nonprofit of the Game! When you come see the #2 team in the Western Conference of the Women's National Basketball Association, you can also support our vision for a world in which women and girl's human right to…

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July 2016

Women’s Rights in Muslim Communities: A Conversation

July 12, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Stinson Leonard Street, 150 S. 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States
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Global Rights for Women presents a discussion on the unique challenges and complexities in Muslim Communities and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to achieve systemic and legal reform that will protect women from gender-based violence. Our international…

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February 2016

Break the Silence

February 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ukrainian Event Center, 301 Main St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Global Rights for Women is honored to join local sexual assault survivor and advocate Sarah Super in inviting you to help "Break the Silence" on Wednesday, February 24. A Break the Silence event is an opportunity for survivors of sexual assault…

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November 2015

Break the Silence

November 10, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ukrainian Event Center, 301 Main St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Global Rights for Women is honored to join local sexual assault survivor and advocate Sarah Super in inviting you to help "Break the Silence" on Tuesday, November 10. A Break the Silence event is an opportunity for survivors of sexual assault…

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The 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters

November 3, 2015 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Global Rights for Women will be attending the 3rd World Conference of Women's Shelters in the Netherlands in November 2015. The Conference's theme is "Connect and Act" and will bring advocates from around the world together to share expertise, form…

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Driving Change Conference

November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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Global Rights for Women will be attending the Driving Change Conference which will provide training to communities and organizations focused on the identification of and response to high risk domestic violence cases. Core concepts and outcomes of the Domestic Violence…

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October 2015

MPR News Interview

October 20, 2015 @ 11:00 am - October 21, 2015 @ 11:30 am

Global Rights for Women Executive Director Cheryl Thomas was interviewed by MPR reporter Euan Kerr on Minnesota Public Radio News on Tuesday, October 20 at 11:00am.  Listen online to hear about Global Rights for Women and the unique work we…

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Raising Voices. Ending Violence

October 1, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Minneapolis Club, 729 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, 55402 United States
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Thank you to everyone who took part in Global Rights for Women's first anniversary event Raising Voices Ending Violence last Thursday, October 1st! On the first day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Executive Director Cheryl Thomas and speakers Lily Greenan and Sarah…

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