International Women's Day Film Screening and Panel Discussion, March 4, 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:08 AM | Wonder Women of Boston (Administrator)

Wonder Women of Boston is happy to co-sponsor the annual
International Women's Day film screening and panel discussion hosted by the Women's Forum Steering Committee at the United Nations Association of Greater Boston. Details about the event are below or register here.
 




Women’s Forum @ UNA-GB presents:

Not My Life

International Women’s Day Celebration 

Reception, Film Screening & Panel Discussion 

Monday, March 4, 2013

Reception at 5:00 PM | Film Screening at 6:00 PM | Panel to follow

Women's Forum @ UNA-GB invites you to join us in our celebration of International Women's Day (March 8th internationally) with a film screening of "Not My Life," directed by Robert Bilheimer. This film documents the dangerous practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Our panelists will focus on the disproportionate effects of human trafficking on women and girls around the globe.

"Not My Life" information and trailer can be found here.


Panelists to include:

Siddharth Kara, Fellow on Human Trafficking, Carr Center of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Brittany Santoro, Communications and Advocacy Specialist at Demand Abolition

Mireille Aramati, Assistant Professor, Global Health  at Tufts University School of Medicine


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About the host:
Women's Forum Steering Committee
United Nations Association of Greater Boston
 
Since 2006, the Women's Forum @ UNA-GB has become an active local community of women and men working to improve the lives of women and families in the developing world. Its mission is to raise awareness of the issues facing women in developing countries and to engage others in this effort.
 
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNA-GB) serves as a resource for the citizens of the Greater Boston area on the broad agenda of critical global issues addressed by the United Nations and its agencies: peacekeeping, human rights, humanitarian relief, economic development, and education. A membership organization founded more than 50 years ago, UNA-GB is committed to building a stronger network of global citizens in the Boston area.
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