Thursday, November 15, 2012

It's a Girl Premieres at Britsh and European Parliaments

Here is an article that concerns violence against women and gendercide.  I was so grateful to see this.



It's a Girl Premieres at British and European Parliaments
We're thrilled to report that It's a Girl recently premiered at both the British Parliament in London and the European Parliament in Brussels! Director Evan Grae Davis, producer Andrew Brown, and Reggie Littlejohn, president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers, attended both events. By all accounts, these events were extremely successful, uniting audiences with diverse political beliefs around the critical issue of gendercide.
In London, Baroness Howe and Lord Alton, who delivered powerful opening remarks, hosted the screening at the British House of Lords on October 30, 2012.
In Brussels, Gay Mitchell MEP, President of the Human Dignity Group hosted the screening and Q&A at the European Parliament.
You can read more about both of these amazing events in our report on the It's a Girl blog.

The "16 Days of Action": To Eliminate Violence Against Women
This surge in international awareness comes at the perfect time, we're headed into the "16 Days of Action" to Eliminate Violence Against Women. These days mark the time between International Day Against Violence Against Women (November 25) - and International Human Rights Day (December 10) during which events are held that emphasize that violence against women is a violation of human rights. On these 16 special days, organizations and human rights workers worldwide unite to raise awareness about violence against women.
Please join our fight against gendercide by hosting a screening of It's a Girl in your community during the 16 Days of Action!
Visit the It's a Girl website for details or email us screenings@itsagirlmovie.com for further information.
The End Gendercide in China Petition has Crossed 100,000 Signatures!
It's hard to ignore a call for justice that's 100,000 voices strong - that's how many people have signed our petition on causes.com, which urges the Chinese government to end the one-child family planning policy. We're amazed by the number of people who are taking a stand against female gendercide and determined to see it grow.
If you have not signed the petition yet, please sign today. If you have, please SHARE the petition with 5 friends today.
As awareness about China and the one-child policy builds, we are also working to build about our petition in collaboration with the 50 Million Missing Campaign, to Tell World Leaders to End the Female Gendercide in India. Please help us by signing the petition and sharing with your friends and family.

Upcoming Screenings
November 14
Casper College
Casper, Wyoming, United States
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 17
Canóvanas, Canóvanas, Puerto Rico
November 26
Invisible Girl Project at Kanakuk Institute
Branson, Missouri, United States
November 29
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
December 1
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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