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Gender Matters: GIRL RISING

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Gender Matters Series
From girl power to women’s global struggles for respect, justice, identity and peace, these films tell stories with passion, idealism and humour. Featuring Q&As moderated by Toronto Star movie writer Linda Barnard.

Special Guest: Aliya-Jasmine Sovani, MTV Host

Nine unforgettable girls from around the world confront tremendous challenges to reach their dreams, in this inspiring film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.

Co-presented by Plan Canada’s Because I Am A Girl Initiative and YWCA Toronto.

Gender Matters is supported by the Donner Canadian Foundation.

June 24, 2014 6:30pm
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