Date: March 20th (5:30pm)
Today we are hosting a Speaker’s Panel on Women’s Rights featuring…
MARINA NEMAT – Author of The Prisoner of Tehran and After Tehran.http://www.marinanemat.com/
JUNIPER GLASS – Senior Director, Strategy and Partnerships of Girls Action Foundation http://girlsactionfoundation.ca/
SAMSAM AHMED – Former President of Women’s Place Ottawa, prominent human rights activist, and social worker.
Professor NARENDRA SUBRAMANIAN: Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University. Expert in ethnicity, nationalism, religion, gender and race, and family law, primarily in India. http://nsubramanian.wordpress.com
DID YOU KNOW?
1 in 3 women will be beaten or raped in their lifetime
Between 100 and 140 million women have experienced genital mutilation/cutting
A parliamentary report found that 1 out of 10 women experience domestic abuse on a regular basis IN CANADA
Canada has 582 KNOWN cases of murdered/missing aboriginal women
IT IS TIME TO FIGHT THESE STATISTICS
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