I intended to post this earlier today/this week, but the day/the week, has run away from me; yaani speedy. I want to let you know that I am attending CARE's One Night Event - A Powerful Noise, tonight.
It is a documentary that takes you inside the lives of three women to witness their daily challenges and their significant victories over poverty and oppression. Hanh is an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam. Nada, a survivor of the Bosnian war. And Jacqueline works the slums of Bamako, Mali. Three very different lives. Three vastly different worlds. But they share something in common: Power. These women are each overcoming gender barriers to rise up and claim a voice in their societies. Through their empowerment and ability to empower others, Hanh, Nada and Jacqueline are sparking remarkable changes. Fighting AIDS. Rebuilding communities. Educating girls.
I'll be back to discuss the film.