Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women



Rashida Manjoo, who was appointed as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in 2009, is currently in Washington D.C. visiting the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to discuss the high rates of sexual assault that Native women face in the United States.  Made possible by  Clan Star, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the NCAI Task Force on Violence Against Women, Sacred Circle, and the Indian Law Resource Center, this meeting provides Native women survivors, advocates and justice advocates the opportunity to discuss the issue of sexual assault and Native women with Rashida Manjoo.
To learn more about the UN Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo’s visit to the U.S., and for more information about the issues related to Native women and sexual assault, you can visit the Clan Star’s website here.