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Event: Born Into War - less than one week away!

Posted on: Thursday, July 15, 2010

Keywords: Event, Latin America, Colombia, Peace Building

Join us on Wednesday, July 21 for

Born into War: An Exhibit of Photos and Paintings by Former Child Soldiers in Colombia and Uganda.

 

Colombia Child Soldier - c.Taller de Vida

 


When:

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where:

The Salt Space
1160 Broadway at 27th St.
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10001
(map)

Wine and refreshments will be served
 

Admission:

$15.00 in advance (online or by phone: 212-627-0444)
$20.00 night of at the door
 
Please consider making an additional donation to support MADRE's program for child soldiers.


Proceeds will benefit MADRE’s work to provide former child soldiers with the support they need to create alternatives to a life of violence.  

•    Exhibit and silent auction of photographs by former child soldiers
•    Presentation by special guest, Anna Safir, on child soldiers in Uganda
•    Guest speaker, Andrea Parra, Esq. of Women's Link Worldwide
•    Short video of former child soldiers and MADRE’s project to support their recovery
•    Reception to launch report by MADRE and our partners to the UN Human Rights Committee


To purchase tickets to this event, please call 212-627-0444 or purchase tickets online.


MADRE is a 501 (c)(3) international women’s human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organizations worldwide to address issues of peace building, women’s health, violence against women and economic justice.

In Colombia, MADRE partners with Taller de Vida, an organization that works with children and families displaced by armed conflict.


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