Making Democracy Work

Lecture: Making Girls and Women Safer Worldwide

On October 11, 12-1pm, at the Charleston County Public Library, Rosalee Keech, UN Observer for LWVUS, speaks about successful approaches to mitigating violence and trafficking against women and girls and the need for greater presence of women in governance.

Rosalee Keech, Defender of the World's Women and Girls

Rosalee Keech Rosalee Keech has represented the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) as Chief Observer to the United Nations (UN) since 2011 and has developed programs to increase women's leadership and participation in democratic political processes, to promote democracy around the world, and to prevent violence against all women and girls.  See a more complete biography.

Keech speaks on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12-1pm, Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun St. Charleston, SC 29401. Her talk is part of the Center for Women's "Connect the Dots" series. As of October 10, tickets are no longer available, but League members and friends are invited to a special reception with Ms. Keech that evening where they will have the opportunity to further discuss issues facing women around the world.

Evening Reception

The League and its friends are invited to a reception in honor of Ms. Keech at the home of South Carolina League Co-President Julie Hussey, 329 Shelmore Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, 6 p.m. RSVP is not needed. Please be with us as we honor Ms. Keech for her work and as we spend time together as a League. Please contact Shayna Howell with any questions.