Past Event

Young Voices New Dreams: Discussion with Director followed by film screening

April 6, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027 802
Young Voices New Dreams is a documentary film on the stories and aspirations of street children and HIV/AIDS affected women from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The film examines the link between children's rights and women's rights; as well as child labor, education, HIV/AIDS and migration. Menen Hailu is a graduate of Columbia University with a Masters in Human Rights, concentrating on child rights and women’s rights. Her previous research includes women living with HIV/AIDS and discrimination with the Ethiopian Women Lawyers. She has also worked with Mothers and Children Multi-Sectoral Development Organization (MCMDO), Ethiopia. Pizza will be served. Event sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Human Rights Graduate Group.