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Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9:00am to 3:15pm
Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building 413 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021
Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls:
Research and Rehabilitation
Accelerating violent global conflict is resulting in a rapidly increasing number of refugees fleeing war, violence, and persecution. In the context of the ongoing migrant humanitarian crisis, young women and girls have emerged as a particularly vulnerable group, being at an intrinsically higher risk of suffering violence, physical and sexual abuse, and extortion by smugglers.
This full-day conference aims to bring the issue of violence against refugee women and girls to the forefront of academic and advocacy efforts. It will provide an intimate opportunity for experts in global health, refugee research, and human trafficking to join together in problem solving. Students will have the opportunity to network with leaders in these fields.
Limited spaces. REGISTER NOW: https://anesthesiology.weill.cornell.edu/education/global-health-initiative/2019-annual-human-rights-conference