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EventsThunder Bay: South Sudanese Women Speak Peace

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 EST @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

KAIROS invites you to a PUBLIC event
NO MÁS II: END Violence against Women NOW!
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in ThunderBay

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
7:15 – 9:00 pm
Lakehead University,
University Centre, Faculty Lounge (UC1029)
955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay

Panel and Discussion with:
• Agnes Wasuk Petia, National Women’s Program (NWP), South Sudan Council of Churches
• Awak Hussein Deng, Youth Coordinator, NWP, South Sudan Council of Churches
• Dreeni Geer, Director of Human Rights and Equity
Chaired by Lori Chambers, Professor, Women’s Studies

This event is part of a 16-day educational tour that coincides with the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The tour features representatives from the South Sudan Council of Churches’ National Women’s Programme, a KAIROS-funded partner, and will highlight the women, peace, and security work of KAIROS’ Women of Courage Program.

The tour is sponsored nationally by Amnesty International, the Africa Canada Forum, Development and Peace, the South Sudanese Women’s Federation and the Women, Peace and Security Network- Canada

Locally, the No Mas II Tour is sponsored by Lakehead University: Department of Athletics, Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, Human Rights and Equity, Women’s Studies and the Chair of Truth and Reconciliation, as well as the Lakehead University Student Union (LUSU), and Regional Multicultural Youth Centre.

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