Seminar: The Poverty of Lives: Women and Abuse

18 May 2017, 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Poverty of Lives- Women and Abuse across India and Ireland

Organised by Catherine Dunne and Nita Mishra

Venue: Kimmage Manor, Whitehall Road, Kimmage, DublinD12 P5YP

Date: May 18, 10am-1.00pm, 2017

Supported by ASAP-Irish Network, KDSC, Ireland-India Institute, Gender Study Group (DSAI)

Sr Lucy Kurien, a Catholic nun from Kerala in India, will be the keynote speaker at the seminar- a platform to enable an open public discussion on the subject in Ireland. Her organisation Maher offers abused women and children a series of refuge all over India. Recent statistics from studies in Ireland show that violence against women is endemic and rapidly-escalating here. Contributors include authors, poets, academics, and activists from both countries. Please register at Eventbrite (free).


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