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We’re Not Ashamed: Period and Empowerment Workshop with SWSG & SJRC

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Date: 10/05/2016

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Curry Student Center 433

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/629967117183976/

Join us for an in-depth look at the societal treatment of menstruation on a global and local level. Our discussion will encompass the various obstacles women face both systemically and socially. Learn from our speakers from an array of backgrounds, and engage with small group activities and reflection.

Snacks and light refreshments will be provided!

Bring any spare tampons or other sanitary items to donate to Rosie’s Place as a part of Strong Women, Strong Girls’s semi-annual month-long Tampon Drive!

Wednesday, October 5th, 6pm-8pm
433 Curry Student Center

Speakers Include:

Olivia ArnoldRima Sheehab, and Maya Carlson – Northeastern Univeristy students who worked overseas with groups who empowered local women through employment creating sanitary items.

Dr. Chris Bobel – UMass Boston professor of Women’s Studies and activist for women’s reproductive health (particularly menstruation). Read more about her at http://www.faculty.umb.edu/chris_bobel/

Dr. Jesica Speed Wiley – Northeastern University professor of Communication Studies, with a particular interest in the ways language shapes our world. Read more about her at https://cssh.northeastern.edu/faculty/jesica-speed-wiley

We hope to see you there!!

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