WITNESS Becky's Blog

On the Road with Peter Gabriel in New York

Regions: North America, United States

Tags: human rights, Peter Gabrial, scratch my back

Greetings from NYC and WITNESS HQ:

I've been lucky enough to be traveling with Peter's latest tour, Scratch My Back, (read my previous blog from the first stop in North America- the amazing show in Montreal last week) spreading the word about WITNESS, and it's been a wild ride.


WITNESS on the road with Peter Gabriel in Montreal

Regions: Canada, United States

Tags: human rights, peter gabriel, WITNESS

Hi from Montreal, Canada.

We're out with the Peter Gabriel Scratch My Back Tour for a few shows  --- teaching folks about WITNESS and the work we're doing using video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. 


Results of our Meeting with President Calderón

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Impunity, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence against women

Tags: Chihuahua, ciudad juarez, feminicide, feminicidio, President Calderón

BACKGROUND: Read the series of posts about our trip to Mexico City to meet with President Calderón to urge him to end feminicide in Mexico:

* 03/19: Preparing for Mexico

* 03/24: What we'll be asking President Calderón

* 03/27: Behind the scenes: last minute preparations

* 03/30: Press Conference


Feminicide: Press Conference Attracts More Than 200 Reporters in Mexico City

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Impunity, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence against women

Tags: Chihuahua, ciudad juarez, feminicide, feminicidio, President Calderón

BACKGROUND: Read the series of posts about our trip to Mexico City to meet with President Calderón to urge him to end feminicide in Mexico:

* 03/19: Preparing for Mexico

* 03/24: What we'll be asking President Calderón

* 03/27: Behind the scenes: last minute preparations


Behind the scenes: meeting with President Calderón today on violence against women in Mexico

Regions: Mexico, United States

Issues: Rape and sexual abuse, Torture, Violence against women

Tags: Chihuahua, ciudad juarez, dual injustice, feminicide, petition, President Calderón

BACKGROUND: Read the series of posts about our trip to Mexico City to meet with President Calderón and urge him to end feminicide in Mexico:

* 03/19: Preparing for Mexico

* 03/24: What we'll be asking President Calderón

* 03/30: Press Conference

* 04/01: Results of the Presidential meeting


What we'll be asking President Calderón to do

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Impunity, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence against women

Tags: ciudad juarez, torture, violence against women, Violencia contra la mujer

BACKGROUND: Read the series of posts about our trip to Mexico City to meet with President Calderón and urge him to end feminicide in Mexico:

* 03/19: Preparing for Mexico

* 03/27: Behind the scenes: last minute preparations

* 03/30: Press Conference

* 04/01: Results of the Presidential meeting