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International Women’s Day: Right to Equality, Rights & Freedom Discussion | SF

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
War Memorial Veterans Building | 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA

Join us to celebrate the International Women’s Day in partnership with the American Legion, the Canadian Consulate, and the UNA-USA Marin Chapter.
The event will initiate the 70th Anniversary Celebration Series of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and feature Article 1 Right to Equality and Article 2 Freedom from Discrimination.  The Sustainable Development Goal #5 Gender Equality and #10 Reduced Inequalities are based on human rights and are to be achieved by 2030.

Program Details:

Nelson Barry, III, trial lawyer who is a member of the UNA SF Board of Directors and Chair of the Global Goals for Sustainability Committee.

Alexa Koenig, Ph.D., J.D., At the UC Berkeley School of Law, she is Executive Director, Human Rights Center; Lecturer, Human Rights and International Criminal Law; Co-Founder, Human Rights Investigations Lab; Administrator, Technology Advisory Board, Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court; Advisor to FemTech; Member, Advisory Board of ARCHER, a UC Berkeley non profit that leverages technology to make data-driven investigations accessible, smarter, and more scalable.
Canadian Speaker

Performers: Melanie O’Reilly, “She was a Winner”: a short song presentation. Lyrics by Melanie O’Reilly; Music by Melanie O’Reilly & Fintan O’Neill. Music inspired by “Legend of the West” Nellie Cashman, known as the Frontier Angel.

Refreshments and appetizers provided for all attendees.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


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Address: 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA
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