National Democratic Institute Marks Fifth Anniversary of #NotTheCost Campaign On Violence Against Women In Politics
On Tuesday, March 16 at 9:30 am (EST), National Democratic Institute Chairman Madeleine K. Albright will host a virtual Women’s History Month event to announce a new call to action against violence against women in politics. Five years ago, under Secretary Albright’s leadership, NDI launched the #NotTheCost
Other high-level participants in the event include:
Martin Chungong, Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Ine Edo, NDI Ambassador for Women's Empowerment in Nigeria
Jeanine Mabunda Lioko Mudiayi, MP, formerly Speaker of Parliament, Democratic Republic of Congo
Fadzayi Mahere, National Spokesperson for the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance Zimbabwe
Ana Natsvlishvili, Member of a Lelo for Georgia (a political party)
- Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Health Minister and Leader of the Democratic Alliance Women’s National Leader, South Africa
- Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Normative Support, UN System Coordination and Programme
Maria Ressa, Co-founder and CEO, Rappler
Brenda Santamaría, Chief of the Electoral Observation Section, Organization of American States
The event is on the record and open to accredited journalists. Journalists should register by emailing [email protected].
The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than three decades. Learn more at www.ndi.org.