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A Walk Across the Sun tells of a chilling, eye-opening journey into Mumbai’s underworld and the nightmare of two orphaned girls swept into the international sex trade. The Human Rights Book Club meets Tuesday, December 10 at Noon. To attend, please RSVP here.
30th Anniversary Celebration Open House: Tues., Dec. 10
Join us for a 30th anniversary celebration open house on International Human Rights Day!
Ten Thousand Villages Fundraiser: Thur., Dec. 12
On Thursday, December 12th from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Ten Thousand Villages on Grand Avenue in St. Paul will donate 20% of proceeds to The Advocates for Human Rights. Shop to support our work and the international artisans of Ten Thousand Villages.
Ms. T was forced to undergo female genital mutilation, which galvanized her belief that FGM is an oppressive act of violence against woment that must stop, and prompted her to later join several anti-FGM advocacy organization. After Ms. T learned that she had been betrothed to an older man and was told about the long-term health risks associated with FGM, marriage, and childbirth, Ms. T fled for her life to the U.S. as a student and applied for asylum.
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