[geogu-l] Human Trafficking Event at the University of Washington
tfaubion at u.washington.edu
Mon Mar 3 09:18:14 PST 2008
SEX TRAFFICKING AWARENESS EVENT
Hosted by the UW Chapter of International Justice Mission (www.ijm.org) in
Conjunction with Pi Sigma Alpha at UW
Screening of the film "The Day My God Died" (www.thedaymygoddied.com)
Join us MARCH 12TH @ 7PM in the HUB AUDITORIUM for a FREE screening of this
film about sex trafficking in Mumbai, India.
Discussion panel to follow screening, featuring:
Dr. Sutapa Basu: Director of the UW Women's Center and involved in
groundbreaking legislation passed in Washington State about trafficking, since
duplicated in 24 states. She testified in front of Congress on legislation
regarding mail-order-bride legislation and has been significalntly involved
with anti-trafficking conferences on UW's own campus.
Dr. Sara Curran: Associate Professor of International Studies and Public
Affairs, Associate Director, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology.
Curran directed a Jackson School Task Force in the spring of 2006 ~ Trafficking in Persons Spotlight on Washington. The report was presented publicly and some of the work was adopted by the International Rescue Committee.
Norma Timbang: Participating in needs assessment on human trafficking for the
University of Washington Women's Center, former program evaluator for
state-wide trafficking response coalition. Has also worked on research
regarding juvenile justice, youth gang prevention, family planning, cross-
cultural health care services, and has just returned from Japan providing
technical assistance and training on development of domestic violence response
systems in 6 prefectures.
Ye-Ting Woo: Co-chair of the Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking -
WashACT, a coalition of law enforcement agencies, state and federal agencies,
and non-governmental organizations whose common mission is to identify victims
and provide services to them in a variety of ways, and to educate the public
about human trafficking.
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