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A Family Planning Film Fundraiser: Girl Rising

A Family Planning Film Fundraiser: Girl Rising

Family Planning is hosting a film screening of Girl Rising to raise awareness of the impact of education on girls’ and women’s health and lives.

It will be held on Tuesday 10 October, the day before International Day of the Girl Child.

The movie tells the stories of nine girls from nine countries: (Sierra Leone, Haiti, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Peru, Egypt, Nepal, India and Cambodia).

Their stories reflect their struggles to overcome societal or cultural barriers to education.

Proceeds from the event will help support Family Planning to provide young people with better access to services and information.


“The Most Powerful Film You’ll See This Year”

– Huffington Post

Tuesday 10 October

• Doors open 6pm, film screening at 6:30pm

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

• Running time 1hr 41min

Read more information on our event page.

Watch the trailer here.


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