Women for Genuine Security and UC Berkeley, Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures present:
LIVING ALONG THE FENCELINE
MILITARY VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, DEMILITARIZATION, & FEMINIST CONCEPTS OF SECURITY
Speaker: Suzuyo Takazato
LOCATION: 370 DWINELLE HALL, UC BERKELEY
DATE & TIME: APRIL 26TH @ 12PM
Suzuyo Takazato is a greatly respected feminist activist in Okinawa (the southern-most prefecture in Japan). Formerly a social worker with victims of gender-based violence, she founded a domestic violence project, and the first rape crisis hotline in Okinawa— REICO. Ms Takazato is a founder of Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence and still co-chairs this organization. She is one of the founding members of the International Women’s Network against Militarism, which held its first international meeting in Okinawa in 1997. She is one of 1,000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Her article, “Report from Okinawa: Long term military presence and violence against women” is published in Canadian Woman Studies 2000 (19) #4: 42-47.2005.
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FILM SCREENING WITH DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS:
SUZUYO TAKAZATO, OKINAWAN WOMEN ACT AGAINST MILITARY VIOLENCE &
DEBORAH BERMAN SANTANA, DEPT. OF ETHNIC STUDIES MILLS COLLEGE
April 27 at 7PM
Danforth Lecture Hall, Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
Living Along the Fenceline tells the stories of 7 remarkable women who live alongside U.S. military bases. They are teachers, or- ganizers,& healers, moved by love & respect for the land, & hope for the next generation. From San Antonio (Texas) to Vieques (Puerto Rico), Hawai’i, Guam, Okinawa, South Korea, & the Philippines, this film inspires hope and action. Event Sponsored by Office of the Provost , Barbara Lee Distinguished Chair, Global Fund for Women, and Women for Genuine Security.