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In conjunction with International Women's Day 2017, the documentary Women and Men by French journalist and film maker Frédérique Bedos will be shown at Toronto Reference Library's Beeton Hall on March 9th at 6 pm.

In a speech adressed at the UN, former Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon explained that if the Millennium Development Goals were not achieved, it was because women's rights were backtracking worldwide. Frédérique Bedos then decided to visit the different continents to gather testimonies and facts.

With women and men's statements, from different religions, ethnic groups and social backgrounds, Women and Men gives a striking account of women's History, and of discrimations they have been and still are suffering from today, all over the world. This documentary, by Frédérique Bedos and NGO Le Projet Imagine, raises awareness of the true historical, political and economic issues at stake, while presenting some solutions.

The screening is free and opened to the public, and will be in French with English subtitles. This film is co-presented by Toronto Reference Library and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Canada.

Toronto Reference Library - Beeton Hall 789 Yonge St. Toronto

"Women and Men" Screening for International Women's Day 2017

When
March 9th, 2017 | 6 PM
Where
Toronto Reference Library - Beeton Hall
789 Yonge St.
Toronto

In conjunction with International Women's Day 2017, the documentary Women and Men by French journalist and film maker Frédérique Bedos will be shown at Toronto Reference Library's Beeton Hall on March 9th at 6 pm.

In a speech adressed at the UN, former Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon explained that if the Millennium Development Goals were not achieved, it was because women's rights were backtracking worldwide. Frédérique Bedos then decided to visit the different continents to gather testimonies and facts.

With women and men's statements, from different religions, ethnic groups and social backgrounds, Women and Men gives a striking account of women's History, and of discrimations they have been and still are suffering from today, all over the world. This documentary, by Frédérique Bedos and NGO Le Projet Imagine, raises awareness of the true historical, political and economic issues at stake, while presenting some solutions.

The screening is free and opened to the public, and will be in French with English subtitles. This film is co-presented by Toronto Reference Library and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Canada.