Nova Scotia Women's Summit
Starts: September 13th, 2012 - 4:00am
Ends: September 14th, 2012 - 4:00am
Where: Pictou County Women's Centre, 503 South Frederick St., New Glasgow, NS
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women:
The Pictou County Women's Centre is hosting a Women's Summit in New Glasgow.
Dr. Gail Dines, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College in Boston,
an internationally acclaimed speaker and author, and a feminist activist. Her writing and lectures focus on the hypersexualization of the culture and the ways that porn images filter down into mainstream pop culture.
Jessica Danforth, a self-described "multiracial Indigenous hip-hop feminist reproductive justice freedom fighter!" A proud Two Spirit youth, she is the founder and Executive Director of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, the first and only organization of its kind in by and for Indigenous youth working within the full spectrum of sexual and reproductive health throughout the United States and Canada.