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
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.