African Grandmothers Tribunal. Seeking justice at the frontlines of the AIDS crisis
Thursday October 9 from 2-4 pm.
at First Baptist Church Halifax
1300 Oxford Street
This film screening has been organized by the HRM Grandmothers Campaign. of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Admission is free. Donations to the Stephen Lewis Foundation are welcome.
This poignant documentary follows three grandmothers from Uganda and Swaziland as they prepare to testify at the ground-breaking international African Grandmothers Tribunal, held in Vancouver, Canada in September 2013.
The film shines a light on the urgent need to provide better protection for the human rights of African grandmothers, who have stepped in to care for orphaned grandchildren.
Two members of the Stephen Lewis Foundation will be present to answer questions.