In many countries that have suffered violent conflict, the rates of interpersonal violence remain high even after the cessation of hostilities – among other reasons because of the way violence has become more socially acceptable and the availability of weapons.
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With International Women's Day fresh in our minds, we are delighted to invite you to our side event at the Commission on the Status of Women on 10 March 2014. It is organised by the IANSA Women's Network, the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Mission of Germany to the UN. The event's title is, Aimed at Development: How Armed Violence is Impeding the Achievement of MDGs.
The speakers are:
The event will be held at the UN Headquarters in Conference Room D on Monday, March 10 2014 from 3.00-4:30 pm.