The Center on Women and Public Policy and the International Fellows Program presents

Emilio Castilla.pngDo I have a Choice? A Saga of Socially Sanctioned Sexual Servitude Special Screening

Wednesday, April 24th
HHH Room 55

Refreshment will be provided!

A question and answer session with the filmmakers, Humphrey Fellow Veerendra Mishra and Dr. Priyanka Mishra (pictured) will follow the screening!

This documentary focuses on the 'Bedia' community in India, a unique place where prostitution is customarily accepted practice in the midst of Indian conservative society. It is possible just because prostitution has been normalized, within and without. It is a glaring story of gaps in social policy contributing to sex trafficking.

Judge-Wilhelmina-Wright Small.jpgOn April 10, the Humphrey School's Infinity Project sponsored an event celebrating women pioneers in Minnesota's Judiciary. The celebration featured Humphrey Advisory Council member, the Honorable Wilhelmina Wright, the first African American woman to serve on the Minnesota Supreme Court. She was joined by Judges Kathleen Blatz and Esther Tomljanovich, who served as part of the first female majority state supreme court in the country (Minnesota's in the mid-1990's) and Appeals Court Judge Harriet Lansing.

Listen to their remarks about breaking glass ceilings in the legal world.

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