Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building Presiding: Senator Feingold and Senator Boxer

Open in New Window

Witnesses

Panel I

  1. The Honorable Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
    Department of State
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Esther Brimmer
    Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
    Department of State
    Washington , DC
  3. Phil Carter
    Acting Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of African Affairs
    Department of State
    Washignton , DC

Panel II

  1. Eve Ensler
    Founder
    V-Day
    , Democratic Republic of the Congo
  2. Chouchou Namegabe Nabintu
    Journalist
    , Democratic Republic of the Congo
  3. Robert Wasrwick
    Country Director of Southern Sudan
    International Rescue Committee
    Southern Sudan , Sudan
  4. Neimat Ahmadi
    Darfuri Liason Officer
    Save Darfur Coalition
    Washington , DC
  5. Mr. John Prendergast
    Co-chair
    The Enough Project
    Washington , DC