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Thursday, February 12, 2009
92Y Video: Eve Ensler: Teenage Girls Guide to Surviving Sex Slavery

On Feb 11, playwright/activist Eve Ensler and Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder and director of Panzi General Reform Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kicked off their V-Day “Turning Pain To Power” Tour at the 92nd Street Y to talk about how to stop the ongoing violence against women and discuss what life is like for women in the Congo. Ensler opened the program with a powerful monologue, “Teenage Girls Guide to Surviving Sex Slavery,” an excerpt from her as yet unpublished book, I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World. Read coverage of the event and more about V-Day on Women’s eNews.

Upcoming Talks in the About Women Series:

  • Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot and Gail Saltz: Passion, Risk and Adventure after 50
  • Susie Orbach: Loving Our Bodies
  • Jehan Sadat and Barbara Walters
  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Dr. Gail Saltz: On Women’s Sexuality

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