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Buffalo Philharmonic @ Carnegie Hall, classical musicians crescendo to end violence

New York – On 26 January at 8 p.m., principal musicians from the world’s great orchestras, ensembles and academies, will perform at Carnegie Hall, donating their artistry to end violence against women. Find out more at   Performers will include: Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster & Solo Violin (the first female Concertmaster in the history of the MET Opera Orchestra); George Mathew, Artistic… Read more →

Domestic Violence, Homelessness and Children’s Education

The McKinney-Vento Act is a federal law that ensures children and youth who have lost their housing can attend school. It covers children and youth who are living in domestic violence shelters, emergency shelters, transitional living programs, staying temporarily with friends or relatives due to the lack of adequate accommodations, and staying in motels, campgrounds, cars, or other temporary or… Read more →

Day 1 Violence against Women and girls

Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a pressing global issue. Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Violence against women and girls can and should be prevented. In order to sustain and advance efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, the issue must be prioritized in the new global development… Read more →