Comedy for Equality: Harnessing the power of laughter for empowerment and peace

This event will showcase the work of UN Women and Mythos Labs in using comedy to challenge extremist narratives and their use of gender stereotypes. This year we will be featuring “sheroes videos” produced by comedians in India, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Tig Notaro and Aparna Nancherla will perform at the event.
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Event type: Variety/miscellaneous

Start date: 25 March 2019 | Start time: 18:00 UTC-04:00
End date: 25 March 2019 | End time: 20:15 UTC-04:00

Location: Millennium Hilton, One UN Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA

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Post-CSW blues? Fear not!

Come to “Comedy for Equality”.

This event will showcase the work of UN Women and Mythos Labs in using comedy to challenge extremist narratives and their use of gender stereotypes. This year we will be featuring “sheroes videos” produced by comedians in India, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Tig Notaro and Aparna Nancherla will perform at the event.

Seating is first come, first served, but RSVP for numbers.

Flyer - Comedy for Equality: Harnessing the power of laughter for empowerment and peace

Sponsored by: Asia and the Pacific Regional Office

More information:
  • Contact person: Alison Davidian alison.davidian[at]unwomen.org