9:20 Opening Remarks

Judy Salerno, M.D., M.S.
Executive Officer, Institute of Medicine

9:30 Lifetime Trajectory and an Ecological Approach: A Global View of Violence Against Women and Children
What is the burden of violence? Where are the intersections of violence against women and violence against children? How can we move forward at primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention levels?

Claudia García-Moreno, M.D.
Coordinator, Department of Gender, Women, and Health World Health Organization

10:00 Q & A with Claudia García-Moreno


On the international and national stage, efforts toward recognizing the issues of violence against women and children have produced mixed results. What has been successful? Where has progress been made? Where do existing challenges lie? This segment will explore legislation to reduce violence against women and children, government initiatives, and partnerships that transcend borders.

Moderated by: Frances Ashe-Goins, R.N., M.P.H.
Acting Director, Office of Women’s Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
10:10 Policy Advocacy as a Tool for Prevention
Lessons Learned from the International Violence Against Women Act

Kiersten Stewart, M.A.
Director of Public Policy, Family Violence Prevention Fund

10:40 Global Partnerships on Domestic Violence Legal Reform

Cheryl Thomas, J.D.
Director, Women’s Human Rights Program Advocates for Human Rights

11:00 Partners for Prevention: Asia and the Pacific

James Lang
Programme Coordinator, Partners for Prevention United Nations Development Programme

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