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Every Girl Matters Day | Oct 11, 2016

You are invited to join us for our fourth annual "Every Girl Matters Day," on Oct 11, 2016. The British Colombian government has officially proclaimed this day as Every Girl Matters in conjunction with the United Nations "Day of the Girl." A day to recognize the global rights of girls around the world.

Come take part in our Every Girl Matters Video Campaign!  You are invited to make a difference by having your say as to: WHY EVERY GIRL MATTERS?

We will be shooting on location asking the public this very question. This is a way  for you to take part in a bigger montage of voices that are working for change and helping to create a better world where girls’ rights matter.

There will be a special live performance by the talented & poetic:  Saint Solider.  Join us as we empower, educate, inspire and work in solidarity for change within our community.

Our community art project includes our Handmade with Love Project.  Take part in our art project where you can literally get your hands involved as we welcome you to help us create a tapestry of hand painted art with heartfelt messages on our social banner.

Coffee and cake will be served, this is FREE COMMUNITY EVENT. This event is brought to you by the partnership between GirlKIND and The Reach and Sipp Chai.

The event is from 4pm-6pm at The Reach Gallery Museum | 32388 Veterans Way in Abbotsford.

Every Girl Matters Day | Oct 11, 2015

You are invited to join us for our third annual "Every Girl Matters Day," on Oct 11, 2015. The British Colombian government has officially proclaimed this day as Every Girl Matters in conjunction with the United Nations "Day of the Girl." A day to recognize the global rights of girls around the world. Join us as we present a special guest speaker who will be sharing her inspiring story. Our community art project includes creating handmade mason jar lanterns which you can take home & keep a candle burning to remind yourself that EVERY GIRL MATTERS. Coffee and cake will be served, this is FREE COMMUNITY EVENT. This event is brought to you by the partnership between GirlKIND and The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, BC. A special thank you to Sipp Chai for their support and contribution.

Every Girl Matters Day | Oct 11, 2014

You are invited to join us for our second annual "Every Girl Matters Day," on Oct 11, 2014 The British Columbian government has officially proclaimed this day as Every Girl Matters in conjunction with the United Nations "Day of the Girl." A day to recognize the global rights of girls around the world.  Join us as we present a film screening of "Girl Rising," a critically acclaimed film that documents the lives of girls around the world that are making a difference in their communities.

We will also have an "Art Area," for individuals to paint, draw and create art, inspiring or empowering messages of hope.  Coffee and cake will be served, this is FREE COMMUNITY EVENT, please do register for the film screening as seating is limited. This event is brought to you by the partnership between GirlKIND and The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, BC.

Mitu Khurana, is a doctor herself, whose husband and in-laws tried their best to get rid of her twin girls when they were in the womb. She is the first woman in India to have taken legal action under the PCPNDT (Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques) Act against her husband, in-laws and the hospital for the sex-determination test.

The lower courts gave awareness to her case but the hospital and doctor have appealed in the higher courts against cognizance and it has been pending since 2010. In fact, Mitu is fighting a dozen other cases including domestic violence, dowry and custody of children, and her email is being hacked. “

To learn more or help support Mitu in getting her justice click here.