Women, Violence & Resistance film/speaker series: Toronto: Aug 25 2009

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Women, Violence & Resistance film/speaker series: Flora Terah

Tuesday, August 25th, 6:30- 8:00 pm
OISE Building
252 Bloor St. West, Room 2-212
Toronto, ON

Centre for Women's Studies in Education presents:

Women, Violence & Resistance film/speaker series
BROKEN BONES, UNBROKEN SPIRIT
Film and Testimonial by Flora Terah

In 2007, Flora Terah, parliamentary candidate in Kenya, was attacked and tortured by a gang of three men near her home, as they repeatedly told her to renounce her candidacy. Hospitalized and ill, she lost her bid for election. Worse was still to come: in March 2008 her only child was murdered. In the face of her tragedy, Terah remains committed to her community work, and is the Executive Director of Terah Against Terror, a civil society organization based in Nairobi that campaigns on behalf of victims of gender based violence.

Film Series Co-sponsors: Inter Pares www.interpares.ca
Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL)