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SF: Stop the Femicides Event
Date Monday October 23
Time 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street (Between 10th and 11th)
Room 607, 6th floor
San Francisco, near the Civic Center BART station
Directions: http://www.ciis.edu/about/directions.html
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMexico Solidarity Network
Emailmsn [at] mexicosolidarity.org
Phone(733) 583-7728
Stop the Femicides!
Justice for Women on the Border

Featuring: Veronica Leyva, former maquiladora worker and long-time Juarez activist

For more than a decade, the cities of Juarez and Chihuahua have been the sites of over 500 unsolved, brutal murders of women. This event will highlight the impact of neoiberal economic policies, drug trafficking, militarization, and the maquiladora sector on the femicides. Often families of victims suffer threats and defamation by government officials for amking one demand: Stop the Femicides!

Sponsored by the Social and Cultural Anthropology Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies
Added to the calendar on Thursday Oct 5th, 2006 1:34 PM
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