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Live Updates from the United Nations

Mar 01, 2013

FaithTrust Institute will be presenting at several parallel events for the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, to take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from March 4-15, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to read our updates throughout the week.

The 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from  March 4-15, 2013. FaithTrust Institute will be presenting at several parallel events. See our schedule below and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to read our live updates throughout the week.

Read more about these events here.

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – Parallel Events

March 4-15, 2013 | New York City


Monday, March 4 | 4:30 pm

Location: Guild Hall, Armenian Convention Center 630 2nd Ave.
Title: “Religion, Culture and Violence Against Women” A multifaith discussion
Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune and our colleague Salma Abugideiri from Peaceful Families Project
Sponsored by: Women’s Task Force of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions

Tuesday, March 5 | 10:30 am

Location: Church Center at the United Nations
Title: “Faiths Response to Domestic Violence” A discussion of how we address domestic violence from a U.S. context and a Christian perspective
Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune
Co-Sponsored by: United Methodist Women and FaithTrust Institute

Thursday, March 7 | 8:30 am

Location: Armenian Convention Center 630  2nd Ave.
Title: “When Pastors Prey” Dance, drumming and discussion will introduce the new publication, When Pastors Prey, edited by Dr. Valli Pillai-Batchelor
Sponsored by: World Student Christian Federation and the World Council of Churches
Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune

Thursday, March 7 | 2:30 pm

Location: Salvation Army 221  East 52nd St.
Sponsored by: Baptist World Alliance Women’s Department
Topic: An Interfaith Conversation on Violence Against Women
Presenters include: Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune, Denise Starkey, Ph.D. (Member, FaithTrust Institute Board of Directors), Rabbi Lisa Gelber (Former Member, FaithTrust Institute Board of Directors), Dr. Nancy Murphy (Colleague from Northwest Family Life).

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