Event

Thursday 07 December 2017 | 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Film Showing: Girl Rising

Film Showing: Girl Rising

Thursday 07 December 2017
7:30pm - 9:15pm
Students’ Union Auditorium

Film rated 12. Contains the following themes: slavery, child marriage, rape, human trafficking

‘Girl Rising’ follows the lives of 9 girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan. Each girl faces unjust barriers and obstacles to engaging in education, from arranged marriages to child slavery. Despite their unique, and in some cases harrowing, experiences all 9 young women are united by their desire to learn.

This film shows the hope these girls have for a world in which all women are able to have an education.

 

Film Showing: Girl Rising