The Girls of Meru screening | Halifax Central Library | Film Screening | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

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The Girls of Meru screening

In Kenya, one in three girls will experience sexual violence before she turns 18—but police investigations are rare. Here, Andrea Dorfman presents her documentary, filmed over five years, that sees "a multinational team led by Canadian lawyer Fiona Sampson and Tumaini Shelter head Mercy Chidi Baidoo build the case of 160 girls to pursue an unheard of legal tactic"—and make legal history in the process.

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