Saturday, March 6, 2010

from northern BC to Ethiopia - women's silenced voices. Event for International Women's Day

“Women’s Silenced Voices:
The Issue of Femicide from Ethiopia to the Highway of Tears”

Free Public Lecture

Tuesday March 9, 2010
Room 7 – 212

at the University of Northern British Columbia

Ms. Semhal Getachew will talk about the issue of femicide in Ethiopia and relate it to a discussion with Mavis Erickson about the the murder and disappearance of women on the Highway of Tears in Northern British Columbia.

Ms. Semhal Getachew is a board member for the Ethiopian Women’s Health Association and is a human rights lawyer and activist.

The event is held as part of the International Women’s day events planned for Prince George.

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