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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 :)

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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International Women's Day Against Violence

When: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 1:00 pm
Where: Nate Smith House • 155 Lamartine St • Jamaica Plain

“Día Internacional de la Violencia Contra la Mujer”


We continue opening doors and  making history

Continuamos haciendo Historia y Abriendo Caminos

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16th Annual Fundraiser for the Association of Haitian Women in Boston (AFAB)

When: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cedars Hall • 61 Rockwood St • Jamaica Plain

Let's Keep Hope Alive!


Featuring guest speaker: Rep. Gloria Fox

Music by Volo Volo!

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"The Invisible War" (film)

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 3:30 pm
Where: Boston University • George Sherman Union - GSU Conference Auditorium (2nd floor) • Boston
REACT to FILM's New BU Chapter is hosting a special screening of "The Invisible War" co-sponsored by the College of Communications Student Assembly. 
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National Cohesion in Insecure States: Experiences from Africa

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Brandeis University - Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library • Waltham
Mistrust, rivalries and manipulation of past legacies are among the hurdles societies  face on the way to national cohesion and peace after conflict. How can we pursue sustainable and ecologically responsible development in a globalized puzzle of nations, networks and interests? 
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Women and Insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

When: Monday, October 15, 2012, 3:30 pm
Where: Brandeis University - Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC) Atrium • Waltham

Women Peacekeepers on the Front Lines in South Sudan

When: Friday, September 28, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Private home • 7 Pleasant Place • Cambridge

Tiffany Easthom, the South Sudan project Country Director for Nonviolent Peaceforce, is on tour in North America. Come hear Tiffany speak about the innovative work of Women Peacekeeping Teams in South Sudan.

What: Tiffany Easthom presents on Women Peacekeeping Teams in South Sudan. A light dinner will be served.

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Female Sexuality, Media Politics, and the War on Women

When: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Suffolk University - C. Walsh Theater • 55 Temple St • Park St or Charles St T • Boston

Part of Console-ing Passions: A Conference on TV, New Media & Feminism


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Anti-FGM news from Mali - One more prominent exciser decides to stop

Susan McLucasDear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

Our work against female genital mutilation (FGM) in Mali is continuing, in spite of the March coup over there.

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The 28th Bread & Roses Heritage Festival

When: Monday, September 3, 2012, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Campagnone Common • Lawrence

    Bread & Roses Labor Day Festival


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