How women are treated in South Asia feeds into the health and harmony of the the South Asian communities around the world.This issue of gendercide and gender discrimination is a grave one that requires attention from many fronts. It affects men and women in and from South Asia.
AshaUSA is taking a lead facilitatior role in inviting other community organizations in the Twin Cities to come together and collaboratively work on
a) raising awareness to the issue and
b) looking at ways to help curb it.
Help bring the film to schools, community groups, libraries, and organizations and ignite discussions and spark action to end gender discrimination and violence, by contributing to our engagement campaign.
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San Francisco Film Society with "Petals In The Dust" in the memo line and
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ORGANIZATIONS FEATURED IN THE FILM
Representatives from these organizations were interviewed in the film.They are involved in ending gender violence and empowering girls and women in India and the Indian diaspora in North America.