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A Haratine woman in Mauritania

The Plight of Slavery in Mauritania – Film screening and Q&A

1 August 2018 • 5:00 – 6:00 pm BST
Somerset House

by The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

The plight of slavery in Mauritania: the victims’ struggle to access the most basic rights
The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London and Minority Rights Group International present the documentary “Mauritanie: Esclaves et discriminées: l’émancipation des femmes Harratiennes”.
At this event, the documentary will be presented, followed by a panel discussion at which speakers will address the challenges of protecting victim’s rights, particularly women, in Mauritania today. We hope you will be able to join us.

Speakers include:
Salimata Lam, National Coordinator at SOS Esclaves
Dr. Rosana Garciandia, Research Associate at King’s College London
Sarah Mathewson, Africa Programme Director at Anti-Slavery International
Jennifer Castello, Legal Officer at Minority Rights Group International

When: 5pm – 7pm, Wednesday 1 August 2018
Where: SW.1.17 and SW1.18, Somerset House East Wing Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

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