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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Women of Courage…Standing Together for Rights and Respect

- 9:00pm
Jeudi Juin 7 2012

Venue: St Andrew’s United Church
Address: 6036 Coburg Road
Cost: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible

Three outstanding women will share their experiences and strategies of defending human rights, struggling against violence and building peace in their communities: Claudia Liliana Castellanos Roncancio, human rights lawyer from Colombia; Lucy Geries Talgieh, Wi’am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Centre, Bethlehem; and Patti Doyle Bedwell, past director, Program for Indigenous Blacks and Mi'kmaq, Dalhousie Law School. Let their stories encourage you to share your insights and inspire you to action!

Thursday June 7th, 7-9 pm (come early to see displays); St Andrew’s United Church, Coburg Rd. at Robbie St. (enter on Coburg Rd.); for more information contact Linda Scherzinger, lindakseven@gmail.com

Sponsored by KAIROS, Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives; Local co-sponsors include: Anglican Diocese of NS and PEI; Amnesty International; Atlantic Region Solidarity Network with Latin America; Canadians, Arabs and Jews for Just Peace; Canadian Friends of Sabeel; Council of Canadians; CUPW; CUSO; Halifax Peace Coalition; Indigenous Solidarity Movement; NSPIRG; OccupyNS; Social Activist Law Student Association; St Andrew's United Church.

"Lunch and Learn"
Friday June 8th at 12 noon at Johanna Oosterveld Centre, 2103 Gottingen Street

Come to share lunch and discussion with courageous women human rights defenders. Bring a bag lunch. Soup will be provided. If you can’t make it Thursday night or if you want another chance to hear and exchange ideas and experiences with outstanding women from Colombia, Palestine and Halifax – come to share lunch and to learn more. For more info contact Linda:lindakseven@gmail.com
Organizer:Linda Scherzinger, lindakseven@gmail.com

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