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Women’s Voices Now – Support

34123_134193329932170_117731331578370_276664_1664830_nI’m supporting Women’s Voices Now and their first ever film festival. I’m lucky to be who I am, have what I have, and live how I live.  There are so many women out there literally fighting for their most basic rights. This is an organization that is helping them make their voices heard. Please check them out and join them on FB.  The short films are remarkable. These women have so much courage; they are an inspiration!

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Women’s Voices Now is an organization that aims to empower women and give voice to the struggle for civil, economic and political rights. They are new, motivated, dedicated, and their first event is being held from the 17th to the 19th of March:

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Women’s Voices from the Muslim World: A Short-Film Festival giving voice to women of all faiths living in Muslim-majority countries and Muslim women living as minorities around the world.

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About the Film Festival: The Film Festival, pieces of which have been screened at the New York University, American University, University of Michigan, Dearborn and Simmons College is quickly garnering attention because of the timely relevance of its critical content to world affairs. “By providing on-line access to a collection of relevant stories told by women of all faiths and backgrounds living in Muslim-majority countries, we are filling a void in today’s available information,” says WVN Director of Fundraising Miriam Wakim. “These are the exact voices that are left out of traditional news sources,” continues Wakim, “no complete representation is possible without the participation of the exact people living that life.” In addition to themed film programs, the Festival includes exciting round-table discussions, book signings hosted by prominent authors, performance art pieces speaking to the issues addressed by the Festival and monitors playing the Festival’s experimental films.

For the complete schedule of films and events please log on to: http://womensvoicesnow.org/events