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“How can we now move around the people who were systematically disempowered and those whom we used gender based violence against to keep them in that position?” Clark asked. “How do we now move them into a position that elevates them — that lets them get into the spaces and work the way that they deserve to work? We owe it to them. That’s where the movement needs to go next.”

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UVA Student Persisted in Bringing YWLP to Nigeria

As a proud Nigerian, Kpakpando Anyanwu saw how much a program like YWLP would benefit girls and women in Nigeria. Now, thanks to her persistence, YWLP Nigeria has begun to take root. 

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Student Spotlight: Kevin Westfield

Get to know Men's Leadership Project intern, Kevin Westfield!

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A Path Appears Film Screening

March 20, 2018

A Path Appears follows intrepid reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and actor/advocates Malin Akerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, Jennifer Garner, and more, as they uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, as well as the effective solutions being implemented to combat them.

This film screening is part of International Women's Month.

Survivor Support Network Training

March 21, 2018



Become an ally to survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence. This 2½-hour program will give you information about local resources and strategies to support your students and colleagues. Join our on-Grounds network dedicated to making visible the support for survivors that exists at the University.

RSVP: Claire Kaplan,


International Women's Month Trivia

March 21, 2018

Join us for a special edition of trivia at Mellow Mushroom! Bring your team and be ready to answer questions specifically related to International Women's Month. You could win Women's Center merch PLUS a giftcard to PAKA!


This event is part of International Women's Month.