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Limmud Vancouver takes place at the King David High School, 41st and Willow.
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There is no prior selection of individual sessions.  
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Sunday, February 9 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Women Change the World: Promoting the human rights of women, girls and sexual minorities

In many societies, women, girls and LGBTI people are second-class citizens, facing rampant discrimination, violence and violations of their human rights. They are denied access to education, jobs and health services, are at heightened risk for HIV and AIDS and, in some places, fear for their lives. Join AJWS president Ruth Messinger to hear how AJWS grantees in Africa, Asia and the Americas are working to promote equality for people of all genders and sexual orientations so that they can access the full spectrum of opportunities in society and live and love in health, safety and dignity. 

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Ruth Messinger

Ruth W. Messinger is the president and executive director of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development organization providing support to more than 200 grassroots social change projects in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. AJWS realizes this vision through strategic grant making and volunteer service in the developing world, and education and advocacy within the American Jewish community. Ms. Messinger is also a visiting... Read More →

Sunday February 9, 2014 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Library King David High School