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Women's Issues Committee

The Women’s Issues Committee of DL21C (WIC) explores issues that impact women, their families, their communities, and the world at large through a wide range of opportunities to inform and mobilize, including forums with leading community and national voices, advocacy opportunities on legislative issues, and informal discussions. In discussions of key themes, WIC raises and responds to questions – often multi-layered – about women’s lives today.

Please join us in our efforts to raise awareness of and energize debate about issues that impact us all, regardless of gender, and to encourage participation in improving and changing communities and lives.

Women's Issues Committee Happy Hour

Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Women's Issues Committee Happy Hour
Come join us for a drink and informal discussion on where 2009 might take us! In the early weeks of his presidency, President Obama has already lifted the global gag rule and signed the Lilly Ledbetter Act. What's to come?

A Discussion With Ben Skinner


May 11, 2009


Author, A Crime So Monstrous and Fellow at Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
Skinner's research took him to trafficking hotspots across the globe, including Haiti, Sudan, Romania, Turkey, India, the Netherlands — as well as Miami. His unflinching report focuses on current and former slaves, as well as slave dealers, creating a detailed account of one of the world's most haunting human rights issues.

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