Orange the World: "I Am Jane Doe" Screening
Friday, December 08, 2017 6:00 pm
Event hosted by: TheÂ Metro NY Chapter of the US National Committee to UN Women
Event hosted by: SVA Theatre
Join theÂ Metro NY Chapter of the US National Committee to UN Women for a film screening that will stun you, a fascinating panel, and a reception in recognition of the “Orange the World” Campaign, UN Women’s initiative to end violence against women. We encourage everyone toÂ wear your best orangeÂ as a sign a solidarity as part of theÂ 16 Days of Activism.
Narrated by Academy Award-nominee Jessica Chastain,Â I Am Jane DoeÂ chronicles the battle American mothers are waging on behalf of their daughters, who were trafficked for commercial sex on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds formerly associated with the Village Voice.
Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion and Q&A session with renowned experts in the fight against human trafficking. Panelists include:
Dorchen Leidholdt, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Rev. Que English, Bronx Clergy Criminal Justice Roundtable
Shandra Woworuntu, Mentari & U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking
Please join us for this important event.Â #OrangeTheWorld
Doors/Reception at 6:00PM, Screening at 7:00PM
Click here for information and tickets.