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Beyond Shock: Sexual Violence in Haiti Panel Discussion

Professors, doctors, and activists will join to discuss the sexual violence in post-quake Haiti.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 2 p.m.

Where: UCSB Student Resource Bldg., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Author and global activist for Anne-christine d’Adesky will discuss the rise of gender-based violence in Haiti and what’s being done. Professor Nadége Clitandre (UCSB Global Studies and Center for Black Studies Research) and Dr. Jessica Cooper (UCSB Counseling & Psychological Services —CAPS) will respond during a panel discussion moderated by Professor Diane Fujino (UCSB Asian-American Studies, Director of Center for Black Studies Research).

Beyond Shock: Charting the Landscape of Sexual Violence in Post-quake Haiti is an extensive report which documents the rise of gender-based violence since the 2010 earthquake that devastated the island nation. The report considers the factors that contribute to violence, as well as official and grassroots responses. Written by author and journalist Anne-christine dAdesky along with PotoFanm+Fi colleagues in Haiti, the book includes a foreword by acclaimed Haitian author Edwidge Danticat.

Phone: 805-893-3914

Event posted Oct. 10, 2013
Last updated Oct. 10, 2013

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