5th CSBR “One Day, One Struggle”
November 9 2013 marks the 5th annual celebration of One Day, One Struggle. This time, every year, CSBR member organizations join forces to campaign locally and globally for sexual and bodily rights. Events will be happening around the world over the coming week, here are some:
Bedayaa Organization for LGBTIQ In the Nile Valley, Egypt & Sudan: An online campaign that includes blogging , Facebook and Twitter. On the ground, graffiti will be drawn on the walls in the city of Cairo that expresses the content of the campaign and its goals. Finally, on November 9, there will be an open day with panel discussion about sexual and bodily rights from queer perspectives, showing short films and open discussion about the concept of privacy.
Vision, Pakistan: “Bol” (Speak) is a student poster exhibit with each participant expressing in writing their feelings about themselves and the kind of change and freedom they would want to see in the gay world of Pakistan today.
GAYa NUSANTARA, Indonesia: “Me Vs. Family – Understanding, Surviving, and Loving your own Family” is a four day movie and arts performance festival at Balai Pemuda.
Women Research Institute, Indonesia: “Penguatan Remaja Untuk Mendapatkan Hak Kesehatan Reproduksi yang Komprehensif” (Youth Empowering for Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services) is a seminar on youth and reproductive health issues.
Bishkek Feminist Collective SQ, Kyrgyzstan, are planning to launch a study group on “Feminisms and Islam” within the framework of Open Feminist School and start a small online (through social media) photo campaign that will focus on Islamophobia in the society and the stereotyping of Muslim women as docile, not able to choose for themselves, submissive, etc.
For more information on each event, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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