UN ECOSOC: Gender Equality & Economic Empowerment of Women

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 June 2010 (ECOSOC Video): Featuring Geena Davis, Academy Award-Winning Actress; Government Officials; and Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, this short film brings into focus the startling statistics of worldwide violence against women and girls, and how the empowerment of women can help break this cycle.

Leaders from the private sector and civil society discuss with government representatives the challenges of ending violence against women and girls, the economic empowerment of women, and join forces to bring together governments with private and philanthropic organizations at the Special United Nations ECOSOC Event, “Engaging Philanthropy to Promote Gender Equality & the Economic Empowerment of Women”.

Produced, Directed and Edited by pattiedesign.
Copyright (c) 2010 pattiedesign. All rights reserved.

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