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International Women's Day 2013
Monday, March 4, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
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 disproprotionate 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
Devin Rebello, (changed panelist!) Representative of Demand Abolition, an organization committed to eradicating the illegal commercial sex industry in the US and the world
Mireille Aramati, Assistant Professor, Global Health at Tufts University School of Medicine
Special Thanks to our co-sponsors*:
Jane Doe Inc., Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
US Fund for UNICEF
*This list is the most accurate, up to date list of co-sponsors and will be updated as more sign onto the project.
When & Where
Women's Forum @ UNA-GB
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.