“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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