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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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Film: "What's Gender Got to Do With It?"

When: Monday, March 4, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Simmons College, Kotzen Room • 300 The Fenway • Boston

Gender, Colonialism, and Palestine
Refreshments :)

https://www.facebook.com/events/167706173377799/

Hosted by: Simmons SJP and SWAG

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Creative Action: Medea Benjamin

When: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Where: UMass Lowell • 875 Broadway St. • Weed Hall 3 • Lowell

UMass Lowell's Department of Sociology will be sponsoring Medea Benjamin's visit to the Peacemaking Alternatives class. The public is welcome.

Creative action is what CODE PINK co-founder Medea Benjamin is all about!  An advocate for social justice for more than 30 years, Medea has been described as “one of America's most committed – and most effective – fighters for human rights” and “one of the high profile leaders of the peace movement.”

 

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Dunia: Kiss Me Not on the Eyes (film)

When: Friday, January 25, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Center for Arabic Culture • 191 Highland Ave 6B • Somerville

A young student of the arts, Dunia aspires to be a professional dancer and poet. Her artistic expression is inhibited, however, by her inability to experience and express desire. Dunia’s reasoning that women should not move their bodies to evoke an act of love is challenged by the ardent public intellectual Dr. Beshir-- played by Egyptian superstar singer Mohammed Mounir.

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Invitation to One Billion Rising Event

When: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Calvary Church United Methodist • 300 Mass. Ave. • (Near Spy Pond, street parking, 77, 79, 350 bus routes) • Arlington

Joining thousands of women and men around the world, we invite you, your colleagues, neighbors, friends and family to a Community Speakout
to End Violence Against Women being held under the auspices of Eve Ensler’s international One Billing Rising project.

On the 15th Anniversary of V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, the Arlington Speakout will take place:

Refreshments from 6:30 pm

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Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 12:00 pm
Where: Harvard Square Pit • Cambridge
Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women

 

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Caste, Class and Sexual Violence in India

When: Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Vassar Street • Cambridge

 Boston South Asia Center presents 

 

The First Dr. Omar Khalidi Memorial Human Rights Series:

 

 

Panel discussion on the Rapes of Dalit women in Haryana

Caste, Class and Sexual Violence in India

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