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Menstruation, Marriage, and Money: How Nepali Girls Fall into the Quicksand of Sex Trafficking

November 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A lecture by independent journalist Danielle Preiss.

Where:      GEC 1005

When:        November 5, 2015

Time:          5:00pm

Please come to a lecture on sex trafficking and girls’ lives in Nepal.

The talk will be followed by a reception with tasty snacks and the opportunity to discuss the current situation in Nepal six months after the Great Earthquake with the speaker and Professor Lauren Leve from the Department of Religious Studies.

Danielle Preiss is an independent journalist who has been working in and on Nepal for most of the last decade. She has partnered with several organizations, including The Kathmandu Post, the Mountain Institute, and Her Turn (a nonprofit focused on girls’ and women’s health, education, and empowerment). Her reports have appeared in media outlets including The Atlantic, The Guardian, Vice.com, Himal Southasian, and WXXI News.

Sponsored by The Carolina Asia Center, the Center for Global Initiatives, the Nepal Student Interest Group, the South Asia Faculty Working Group, and the UNC-CH Program in Sexuality Studies

Details

Date:
November 5, 2015
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

Organizer

Carolina Asia Center
Phone:
919.843.9203
Email:
cac@unc.edu
View Organizer Website

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.