A film about women’s maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa
The Women’s Health International Organization (WHOI) presents a film-screening of Engel Entertainment’s Award Winning film A Walk to Beautiful. This film documents, the trials, and triumphs of several Ethiopian girls and women who suffer from obstetric fistula. Known as the “most horrific affliction known to humankind,” obstetric fistula was eradicated in North America in 1925 as a result of the simple and effective use of caesarian section.
Halifax Teenager and women's health advocate, Habiba Cooper Diallo is the founder of WHOI and host of the evening.
Date and time: Friday, 31 May 2013 at 6p.m.
Venue: Student Union Building, Dalhousie University, 6136 University Ave, room 307.
Refreshments will be served. WHOI asks for a donation.
Co-sponsors: African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes (ADAM), Imhotep Legacy Academy (Dalhousie University), NSPIRG, Black Student Advisory Committee (Dalhousie University).
Habiba Cooper Diallo
6135 University Ave, Room 307
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J2
902-210-2582 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.whoi.ca
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