Thursday, February 24, 2011

Fri, Feb 25: 2-3:30pm: The Media’s Sexual Objectification of Women: A Human Rights Violation

The National Organization for Women
Come hear NOW President Terry O'Neill speak in New York City, Feb. 25, on an exciting panel about the impact of media, marketing and technology on women and girls. Joining O'Neill on the panel are the renowned Jean Kilbourne and other distinguished women.
What: "Women & Girls - Marketing, Advertising, Media, Technology vs. Education, Physical & Mental Health, Dignity, Human Rights"
A parallel event of the fifty-fifth session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women
Who: Terry O'Neill - President, National Organization for Women
Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. - author, lecturer, filmmaker, expert on the image of women and girls in advertising
Hendrica Okondo - Regional Director for Africa & Middle East, World YWCA
Lois A. Herman - Coordinator, Women's UN Report Network
Australian Government Body Image Initiative
Moderator: Denise Scotto, Esq - VP, International Federation of Women in
Legal Careers; UN Representative, International Federation of Women Lawyers
When: Friday, Feb. 25, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Where: Salvation Army Social Justice Commission
221 E. 52nd St.
New York City, NY
Sponsors: Women's UN Report Network (WUNRN)
National Organization for Women (NOW)
World YWCA - Young Women's Christian Association
Worldwide Organization for Women (WOW)
The panel is open to the pubic, free of charge. We hope to see you there for an insightful discussion of this important topic.
Thanks for all you do for NOW and women's rights!

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