Film Screening "He Named Me Malala" - Celebrate Malala Day with Us

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Singapore Committee for UN Women, in collaboration with the Malala Fund and ESSEC Asia-Pacific, invite you to celebrate the right to education for girls with us at the screening of the film “He Named Me Malala” on the 12th of July 2017 (Malala Day) from 7 to 10 pm at the Grand Amphitheatre, ESSEC Asia-Pacific.

On the 9th of October 2012, Malala was attacked by a masked gunman of the Taliban terrorist group on the way home from school. A single bullet went through her head, neck and shoulder. The attack had left her unconscious and in critical condition, but she managed to survive the attack. This bullet did not silence her. Instead, Malala went on to become a fierce champion of women’s rights and the universal right to education. She co-founded the Malala Fund so as to bring awareness to the social and economic impact of girls’ education and to empower young girls to speak out against social injustices. For her efforts, she received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 at the age of 17, becoming the youngest ever recipient of the prize. Her birthday, 12th of July, was declared as Malala Day by the United Nations, in order to honour her and to raise awareness about the right to education, especially for young girls.


Run time: 88 minutes

Rating: PG 13

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE5gSHJkusU

Non-members: $10

Members: $5

Become a member: http://www.unwomen-nc.org.sg/be_a_member.acvx

Registration starts at 6:30 pm

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2017-06-20 07:08:51
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Wed Jul 12, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Essec Business School Asia-Pacific
Tickets
Members $5.00
Non members $10.00

On sale until Jul 10, 2017, 7:00:00 PM

Venue Address
5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408 Singapore
Organizer
Singapore Committee for UN Women
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