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Moving Women’s Wages Forward Locally & Globally

When: Friday, March 7, 2014, 2:30 am to 4:30 am
Where: Simmons College • 300 the Fenway • Linda K. Paresky Conference Center • Boston
17th Annual Boston-Area
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION
 
Suggested Donation $8.50 - Includes Light Continental Breakfast
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED (Green Line E Train - MFA Stop)
Limited parking available at Simmons for $10 with a Visa or MasterCard
 
RSVP by Monday, March 3rd to:  http://2014iwd.eventbrite.com/
 
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Can Women Stop War?

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard University, JFK School of Government • 77 JFK Street • JFK Jr. Forum • Cambridge

Can Women Stop War?

Speaker(s):Swanee Hunt
A Special Panel Discussion

Moderated by Ambassador Swanee Hunt
Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy

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Women’s Economic Empowerment in Conflict and Post Conflict Society

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: UMass Boston Campus Center, Room 2545 • UMass/JFK T • Dorchester

Joy Ada Onyesoh

President

Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom Nigeria

RSVP to:
617-287-6412
 
Anyone requiring disability-related accommodations please visit: www.ada.umb.edu
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Boston Women's Fund 30th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Women of Action

When: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 2:30 pm
Where: The Ritz-Carlton • 10 Avery St. • Boston
October 24, 2013 | Thursday | 5:30 pm
The Ritz-Carlton
10 Avery St.
Boston, MA ( see map )
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Fighting For Women's Bodily Integrity in Mali

When: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Sq. Branch • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

Presentation, discussion, and fund-raiser for poject in Mali to stop femail genital mutilation (FGM). Highlights will include:

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The Politics of New Reproductive Technologies and Medical Experimentation in India

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: 5-217 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • (Main Building) • Cambridge , 02139

he International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) presents -

Systemic Violence or Informed consent?
The Politics of New Reproductive Technologies and Medical
Experimentation in India

 A talk by Sarojini N
 (Director and co-founder of Sama - Resource group for Women and Health, New
Delhi, India)

When -  7-8 PM TUE April 23rd, 2013
Where - MIT  5-217 (in Main Building)
77 Mass Ave Cambridge  MA 02139
http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=5

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Because our Cause is Just (film)

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Film, JUST RELEASED IN MARCH, 2013 IN HONOR OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

WOMEN'S LEARNING PARTNERSHIP'S DOCUMENTARY on the BACKLASH AGAINST WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN THE Middle East/North Africa region.

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Forum • 3 Church St. • Cambridge

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.


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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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16th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast

When: Friday, March 8, 2013, 2:30 am to 4:30 am
Where: Simmons College • Linda K. Paresky Conference Center • 300 The Fenway • Boston

Women and Hunger: Putting Food on the Table

International Women's DayHunger should not be a "women's issue", but in the United States more women and children go hungry than any other demographic group. Households with low food security are often headed by single woemn.

Join us ofr an engaging and informative discussion on the issue of women and hunger.

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Violence Against Women and the Case of Soni Sori

When: Sunday, March 3, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: MIT 24-121 • 60 Vassar Street • Cambridge

 WRise presents as part of the Women and the Right to Be series

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Occupy New England 4th Regional Convergence

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Nashua • New Hampshire

Occupy New England will be hosting it's 4th Regional Convergence in New Hampshire. We would like to invite all interested organizations and individuals to attend. This event will have a time and place to sign up volunteers, teach about your organization or cause, and get to know your other local organizations.

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Film: "The Invisible War"

When: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St. • (Central Sq. Stop on the Red Line) • Cambridge

 Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom
Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series

THE INVISIBLE WAR

OSCAR AND EMMY NOMINATED

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WILPF/Survivor's Inc - Marking International Women's Day

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM
"Marking International Womens' Day"

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout
history and across nations.

WILPF works to create an environment of political, economic, social and psychological freedom for all members of the human community, so that true peace can be enjoyed by all.

 

Music provided by members of The Raging Grannies!

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