University Relations and Communications

 

December 1, 2017

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MSUB WGSC & Partners Host 16 Days Event and You're Invited

Contacts:

University Relations and Communications, 657-2266

 

MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — The MSU Billings Women’s and Gender Studies Center, Phoenix Center and Zonta Club of Billings are hosting 16 Days of Activism on campus, Nov. 25 through Dec. 10. The scheduled events are part of an international campaign,16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, to raise awareness about gender-based violence against women and girls.

 

This is an annual global movement which emphasizes that all forms of violence against women and girls are a human rights issue. Each year the campaign begins on Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and continues through Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day.

 

Follow along on social media and participate in four upcoming activities on campus at MSUB, starting Monday, Dec. 4 and throughout the week.

 

Events are free and open to all.

 

For more information, visit our website at http://www.msubillings.edu/wgsc/ or contact the Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Center, Dr. Jennifer Lynn jennifer.lynn1@msubillings.edu, 406-657-2922.

 

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Schedule of Events

 

November 25th

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women #16 Days of Activism campaign begins

 

November 27th

Awareness and Action: 16 Days  Tabling Event

LA Building, 10am – 2pm. Campus & Community Partners, prizes & treats!

 

November 29th

Orange the World!

Pick up your orange gear at the WGSC! Show your support of women and girls, WGSC, LA 201, 9am – 4pm

 

November 30th

B.A.P.O.W. Poster Campaign

Visible advocates for equality!

 

December 4th

Social Justice Monday with Planned Parenthood of Montana

WGSC Office from 1 – 3pm, for letter writing and treats!

 

December 5th

He Named me Malala - Film Viewing

LA Building, 6:30-8pm, popcorn & prizes

 

December 6th

Art and Activism Event: Making Buttons, Making Change!

Join button artist Rich Honea, WGSC 10am – 2pm. Drop in and make a button!

 

December 10th

Human Rights Day!

Take the pledge to be an agent for change!

 

(All events are free and open to the campus and community.)