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Monday, May 5, 2014

Testimonials from the Honor Diaries Screening

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Honor Diaries Screening in Chicago-Testimonials: These are testimonials of some of the key leaders and students in attendance, as well as Audience Q&A, following the screening of Honor Diaries at the Showplace ICON Movie Theatre, Chicago, on April 28, 2014.

The film Honor Diaries follows seven activist who speak out against a paralyzing cultural practice called honor, which is often carried out in Middle Eastern societies. Women and girls are beholden to honor to uphold their family's traditions. Honor traditions has proven to devalue, silence and deny them their basic human rights.

The screening was in partnership with:
- UN Association Chicago
- YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
- The Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow
- Simon Wiesenthal Center
- Women For Action
- Chicago Chapter of the USNC-UN Women