Join Eve TOMORROW in NYC for Military Rape Awareness Week!
Due to the incredible epidemic of rape in the military in which 1 in 3 women in the military have been raped or sexually assaulted, Veterans for Peace, a national veterans organization, has designated October 12-16 as “Military Rape Awareness Week.”
Eve Ensler will join Veterans for Peace on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13th for a “Military Rape Awareness Week” public action:
WHO: Ann Wright, Colonel, 29 year veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves; Leah Bolger, retired U.S. Navy Commander and National Vice President of Veterans for Peace; Sandra Lee, U.S. Army soldier survivor of sexually assault while in the military; Eve Ensler, Founder/Artistic Director of V-Day, the worldwide movement to en violence against women and girls.
WHAT: Veterans for Peace, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Granny Peace Brigade, Codepink: Women for Peace, World Can’t Wait, Artists Response Team, We Will Not be Silent, and V-Day will warn potential women recruits at the Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square about the alarming rates of sexual assault and rape of women in the military.
WHEN: 10:30am ET, Tuesday, October 13
WHERE: In front of the Armed Forces Recruiting Station, Times Square, Broadway and 42nd, New York City