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Tuesday 13 March 201817.00

UCL AIESEC x ThinkEqual present:

Peabody Award Winning Film, “India’s Daughter” Screening and Q&A Panel with director, Leslee Udwin, human rights activist and founder of ThinkEqual.

About the director:
In 2015, Leslee was awarded the Anna Lindh Human Rights Award and named “Global Hero” by Safe Magazine, and Global Thinker by Foreign Policy. She was also voted the No 2 Most Impactful Woman 2015 by the New York Times(second to Hilary Clinton).

About the film:
“India’s Daughter” is a Peabody Award winning documentary which pays tribute to the remarkably short life of Jyoti and documents the brutality of her gang-rape and murder in Delhi in December 2012. It also examines the mindset of the men who committed the rape with exclusive interviews and – perhaps most importantly – it tries to shed light on the patriarchal society and culture which not only seeds, but may be said to even encourage violence against women. The film has been awarded the prestigious Peabody Award, which recognises the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media. It was also awarded the Amnesty International Media Award for Best Documentary 2016. The impactful film has been endorsed by many publications and celebrities, including Emma Thompson and Meryl Streep.

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The director, Leslee Udwin, is a human rights activist and film producer who founded ThinkEqual, which is an organisation that is working for a system change in education to end the discriminatory mind set and cycle of violence across our world. It does this by calling for governments to adopt a curriculum which introduces experiential social and emotional learning to children from the earliest years. More Information about ThinkEqual can be found here: