Tue 10/13, 2015, 7:00pm
Town Hall and Doctors Without Borders presents
Global Sexual Violence: Breaking the Cycle

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Photo credit: Yenn Libessart
Photo credit: Yann Libessart

Sexual slavery, forced marriage, rape as a weapon of war, everyday fear and neglect: there has never been a more important time to address the global pandemic of sexual violence. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) field workers treat sexual violence survivors every day, but those who come forward for care are just the tip of the iceberg. The cycle of violence, shame, and fear continues. Join MSF for a discussion about what has been successful and what more needs to be done. Featured panelists include Maria Pilar Luna Ramirez, OBGYN and Medical Advisor for Women’s Health with MSF; Lourdes Trigueros, MD and psychiatrist and former sexual violence expert for MSF; Rebecca Ullman, Seattle-area midwife; and Aerlyn Pfeil, Portland midwife.

Presented by: Town Hall and Doctors Without Borders, as part of Town Hall’s Civics series.

Series supported by:

CMYKblue WEB   and  RealNetworks Foundation

and the True-Brown Foundation.

Series media sponsorship provided by:
KUOW 94.9

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