5th Annual National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century
For the past seven years, Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) has been working with its allies to bring awareness to the magnitude of the genocide in Darfur and particularly its impact on women. DWAG educates the public about these issues, empowering survivors and enable them to bring their voices to regional and international forums.
From Friday, October 21st to Saturday, October 22nd, we, along with hundreds of anti-genocide activists, women’s rights advocates, survivors, experts, artists, celebrities and concerned leaders will come together to address genocide, it’s impact on women, and build strategies for sustainable change in Darfur.
Activists, students, and, distinguished keynote speakers, and experts on genocide and women’s issues from around the world.
By addressing genocide and its impact on women, we will define challenges and develop strategies for ending violence against women and the use of rape as a weapon of war. Our goal is to empower activists and affected communities, set strategies for meaningful inclusion and justice for victims, and influence effective policy reforms that will bring a sustainable end to genocide in the 21st century.
Friday, October 21st 8AM – 6PM: Speakers & Panel discussions for sustainable change in Sudan with Sudanese Diaspora and activists
Saturday, October 22nd 8AM – 4PM: Strategy Session to build effective partnership for genocide prevention with experts and leaders from the anti-genocide movement
1313 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005