Tents of Witness | The Rape Capital of the World: Standing Up for Women in Congo

February 24, 2016

World Without Genocide at Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Co-Sponsored by the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph

This program is part of the Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit on display at Wisdom Ways February 24 and 25, 10:00 am-7:00 pm, and February 26, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. For more information about the Tents of Witness exhibit and other related programming, please visit here.


The Rape Capital of the World: Standing Up for Women in Congo
Facilitated by Dr. Edwige Mubonzi, M.D.

Dr. Mubonzi, a gynecologist-obstetrician, practiced medicine at Panzi Hospital, Congo, working with Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, to aid women victims of horrific sexual violence.  She lives in St. Paul and raises awareness for the crisis in Congo and for support of initiatives to restore women and girls to physical and psycho-social health.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

COST: Free; please RSVP
Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.5 Standard CLE credits

This program is now closed for registration.


About World Without Genocide:

 

World Without Genocide works to protect innocent people around the world; prevent genocide by combating racism and prejudice; advocate for the prosecution of perpetrators; and remember those whose lives and cultures have been destroyed by violence. World Without Genocide envisions a future in which genocide and other mass atrocities, perpetrated against innocent people based solely on who they are, will disappear from the earth.