International Day of the Girl: "Girl Rising" Screening

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October 12, 2013 10:00 AM – October 12, 2013 12:00 PM SVA Theatre


International Day of the Girl: "Girl Rising" Screening

Celebrate the 2nd Annual International Day of the Girl by joining us to watch GIRL RISING, a critically-acclaimed documentary about nine disadvantaged girls from around the world who rise above their circumstances through the power of education.   

Please note: GIRL RISING is rated PG-13, and may be too intense for younger audiences.  

 

DATE: Saturday, October 12, 2013

TIME: 10am - 12noon

WHERE: SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues), Manhattan

COST: $15 (includes popcorn, drink, patch, and activity)

RSVP: Email mdandrea@girlscoutsnyc.org by October 4, 2013

 

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL

In 2011 the UN declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child to raise awareness about all issues concerning gender inequality around the world.  It's a day on which activist groups come together under the same goal to highlight, discuss, and take action to advance girls' rights and opportunities. October 11 is not just a day; it's a movement.  A worldwide revolution.  We want to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others and in our own eyes.

 

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