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Global Cafe - Empowering Refugee Girls in Kenya

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: 2010 Sheridan Road, Room 201, 2010 Sheridan Road , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Parth Joshi   (847) 491-7980

Group: International Studies

Category: Academic


Featuring a conversation with: Megan Singh Sidhu, Director of Philanthropic Initiatives, Heshima Kenya

Heshima Kenya was established to address a crucial gap in care for unaccompanied and separated refugee girls and young women in Nairobi, Kenya. Adolescent refugee girls are particularly vulnerable to exploitation and abuse, especially sexual and gender-based violence. Heshima Kenya provides a safe community for these young women to learn, grow, feel protected and become leaders.

We hope that you can join us for dinner and a discussion!!

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