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Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide -- with Nicholas Kristof
Date Wednesday October 14
Time 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorWorld Affairs Council
Emailinfo [at] wacsf.org
Phone415-293-4600
Address312 Sutter Street, Suite 200
The International Museum of Women in partnership with the World Affairs Council presents a conversation with Nicholas Kristof on his latest work, Half the Sky. A two- time Pulitzer Prize winner, Kristof has written widely on global health, poverty and gender issues in the developing world, with particular attention in recent years to issues in Darfur, Sudan. This discussion will focus on the imperative for global action on the empowerment of women, exploring the connections between economic progress and unleashing women's potential. Half the Sky is described as "a call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women in the developing world.”

Advance prepaid reservations required.
Added to the calendar on Monday Oct 5th, 2009 5:23 PM
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