Organizationthe Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, International Gender Champions and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, in collaboration with the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Location: Palais des Nations

Description: This event includes: 

An opening musical performance by Opera Singer Barbara Hendricks, UNCHR Goodwill Ambassador.

A reading of the documentary play SEVEN

By Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz 

And a discussion with readers and experts from the International Geneva - 'How do we turn policies into practices, build a culture of respect and accountability, and create Safe Spaces where human dignity is upheld for all?'

About SEVEN on Tour:

  SEVEN has toured 42 countries, including NATO HQ and the European Parliament.  It weaves together the stories of seven courageous women activists from Russia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala and Cambodia who overcame abuse of power and advanced Women’s rights.  Diverse actors have come together to read the powerful testimonies, and in doing so transformed mindsets and behaviours.

SEVEN has strengthened cooperation between stakeholders from grass root to governmental level and empowered individual activists in their local communities.

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