African Grandmothers Tribunal

Mar 21st, 2017 1:00 pm
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This moving documentary from the Stephen Lewis Foundation shines a light on the urgent need to provide better protection for the human rights of African grandmothers. Grandmothers are the primary caregivers for a large number of children left orphaned and vulnerable by HIV & AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. But their ability to care for these children, and for themselves, is greatly compromised by the effects of gender- and age-based discrimination. They are subject to high rates of violence, an epidemic of property grabbing, extreme poverty, and woefully inadequate healthcare.

Language: Various with English subtitles
Director: Neal Hicks

Teatro Santa Ana
La Biblioteca Publica, Reloj 50A, Centro
San Miguel de Allende, 37700
Mexico

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