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V-Day's 'TURNING PAIN TO POWER Tour' Concludes!


V-Day's 'TURNING PAIN TO POWER Tour' Concludes!

V-Day's 'Turning Pain To Power Tour' concluded last week with a hugely successful final event at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The tour featured Dr. Denis Mukwege, winner of the 2008 UN Human Rights Prize and Founder of the ground breaking Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, in conversation with Eve Ensler, reaching thousands of women and men throughout North America and bringing attention to the violence against women in the Congo, and V-Day's joint campaign with UNICEF - STOP RAPING OUR GREATEST RESOURCE: POWER TO THE WOMEN AND GIRLS OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.

'Turning Pain To Power Tour' Highlights:

New York

Los Angeles

San Francisco Bay Area


Washington, D.C.

'Turning Pain To Power Tour' In The Media

The New York Times: The Invisible War 02/21/09 >

Democracy Now!:Interview with Dr. Denis Mukwege and Eve Ensler 02/09/09 >

NPR Weekend Edition: Group Fights Rape In Democratic
Republic Of Congo
01/24/09 >

Associated Press: Rihanna Among Topics At V-Day Anti-Violence Lunch 02/13/09 >

People: Rosario Dawson on Rihanna and Jennifer Hudson:
We're All Sisters
02/14/09 >

Inter Press Service News Agency: How Many More Will Be Raped? 02/12/09 >

Op-Ed News: LA's Vagina Monologues: Eve Ensler and Dr. Denis Mukwege's 'Pain to Power' Tour' 02/15/09 > Eve Ensler to Marlo Thomas: 'Rape Is Cheap Warfare' 02/12/09 >

Huffington Post/Women's Media Center/Alternet: Turning Pain to Power 02/02/09 >

Women's eNews: V-Day Spotlights Congolese Women Torn by War 02/13/09 >

San Francisco Examiner: Credo: Famed playwright Eve Ensler 02/15/09 >

Scotsman: Femicide in the Congo 02/15/09 >

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