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www.w4nv.com Founder/director Women4NonViolence
Betsy Kawamura is a social advocate who believes that the voices of past survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) can help heal society. As a survivor she has worked internationally to empower women, including those of Asia-Pacific origin via various instruments such as UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (minor in fine arts) from the University of Hawaii, a Master of Business Administration degree from San Francisco State University and has solid experience as a consultant for various industries.

Her presentations and workshops in Europe, South East Asia and in the USA have focused on empowering survivors of GBV for high level political engagement. Her active network of state representatives, legal specialists, advocates and media agencies internationally aids in survivors’ empowerment in both conflict and peace zones, all the way to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

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Bkawamura@w4nv.com Cheers !!…


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Class Action Law Suit Against U.S. Military

Informational sheet on Class Action Law Suit, Burke O’Neil, USA
Originally sent from dorothyhmackey@gmail.com

For attention of All Active Duty, Reservists, Military, Vets, Spouses, Children of, or Citizens who have been impacted by US military abuse.

The law firm of Burke O’Neil is developing a class action lawsuit against the military.
The lawsuit seeks to reform the culture that permits constant assaults and sexual abuse/harassment.
At present, the team working on the suit seeks to interview anyone who has suffered from sexual abuse of any sort while connected to the military by service, marriage, or otherwise. Anyone with those experiences is invited to join the class action. The team wants as many participants as possible.
The Burke O’Neil firm is developing the case on a contingency basis, which means that it will pay for all the costs associated with the lawsuit. Costs and attorneys fees would be collected if a monetary judgment is won from a jury.
This type of lawsuit will take several years and may not succeed, but bringing a lawsuit will help reform military culture.
Anyone interested in participating in the lawsuit or who has helpful information should contact lead investigator Barbara Dalton at dalton@piila.com. Investigators will travel to meet with witnesses and interview20them.
For more information about the attorneys at Burke O’Neil, and media/press relations please go to www.burkeoneil.com.

19 Jul 2009 16:07 | 1 replies

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