Women's Center At UVM
Nor will it ever come to be without ongoing efforts to spur change.
Dismantling Rape Culture Conference
Thursday, April 11, 2013
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Dudley H. Davis Center, UVM
Registration for the 2013 conference has now closed. We reached our maximum capacity for attendance due to space limitations and budget constraints.
Thank you so much for all of the interest! We do hope you can join us in 2014 on April 10!
(Note, workshop titles may change slightly prior to the conference date. Conference attendees do not pre-register for workshop sessions.)
The conference is free for current UVM affiliates and students from all Vermont colleges and universities.
There is a $20 fee for community members. Come for the full day or a portion of the conference
2013 Keynote Speaker: Vednita Carter
Founder and Executive Director of Breaking Free
"Sex Trafficking/Prostitution, Racism and Slavery"
Vednita Carter is an author, sought-after speaker and trainer, an award-winning pioneer in the abolitionist movement. She has extensive experience in developing and planning programs for sex trafficked women and girls, and was recently awarded the Norma Hotaling Award for her life-long service to victims of sex trafficking.
Ms. Carter is the author of Prostitution: Where Racism and Sexism Intersect, published in the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law; she co-authored Prostitution Racism and Feminist Discourse, published by the Hastings Women's Law Journal and her most recent writing includes a chapter in the Journal of Trauma Practice published by the Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press, Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for A New Millennium. She has written numerous articles on African American women and prostitution published nationwide in feminist newspapers and newsletters. She has premiered in several documentaries including her own "A Day in The Life" to be released in 2013. She has dedicated her life to advocating for, rescuing and restoring victims of prostitution.
She is the Founder & Executive Director of Breaking Free. Breaking Free is a Minnesota-based non-profit and social justice/social change organization founded in 1996 by Vednita Carter. Every year, Breaking Free helps an average of 400-500 women and girls escape systems of prostitution and sexual exploitation through advocacy, direct services, housing, and education.
Questions? Contact Sarah Warrington at 802-656-2925 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: UVM Women's Center, Chief Diversity Office and the Department of Student Life
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