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Sex & Gender Film Series I "Pink Saris"

Date Apr 11, 2013
Time 6:30 pm  
Location Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302, 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820)
Cost <p>FREE</p>
Sponsor Women's Resources Center, Gender and Women's Studies, National Organization for Women UIUC Chapter, Media and Cinema Studies
Contact Rachel Storm (Program Coordinator at the Women's Resources Center)
Phone 217-333-3137
Event type WRC Documentary Film Series
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Originating Calendar Women's Resources Center

Sex and Gender Film Series. Thursdays at the Women's Resources Center, Doors open at 6:30 pm, Film at 7:00 pm. In Honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. "Pink Saris" Sampat Pal is the leader of the Gulabi Gang (aka the Pink Gang), a vigilante group of women in Northern India distinguished by their distinctive bright pink saris. 'Like many other women, Pal was married as a young girl into a family that made her work hard and often beat her. 'Unlike most other Indian women, she overcame her problems to become an outspoken, self-described "messiah" for women.- HBO.Should you require any additional accommodations (assistance with seating, large print programs, ASL interpreter, visual/audio assistance, etc.), please contact us at your earliest convenience. FREE

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