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Breaking Barriers, standing Tall – An Event With Kalki

August 10 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Free

Breaking Barriers, standing Tall – An Event With Kalki

English Session – For all age groups – Adults and Children

Date: Friday, August 10th 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Venue: Sankkamam Banquet Hall, 42 Tuxedo Court, Scarborough, ON, M1G3S3
Dinner: Light Dinner will be served
Dress Code: Cutural Formal

“Breaking Barriers, standing Tall” – An event with Changemaker Kalki Subramaniam

Indian Transgender Rights Activist, Artist and Poet Kalki Subramaniam will speak to a special audience her compelling and inspiring story of how she broke gender barriers, battled discrimination for being a transgender woman and established herself as a celebrated changemaker in India.

Born in a small town called Pollachi in Tamilnadu, she fought not only for herself but for people like her, the transgender and gender non binary communities. She found the Sahodri Foundation (www.sahodari.org) in 2008 through which she works intensively for the social, political and economic empowerment of the transgender community. In 2017, she was invited by Harvard University to speak at India Conference and received standing avation for her speech. She is now in Canada as a government guest invited by the Ministry of Global Affairs Canada to speak at the Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference on Human Rights.

Kalki will be in Toronto to speak at the Canada Tamil Sangam. Her artworks and poetry films will also be showcased during the event. Other transgender artists works will also be exhibited at the event. We welcome you to the event!

Details

Date:
August 10
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Venue

Sankkamam Party Hall
42 Tuxedo Ct
Scarborough, ON M1G 3S3 Canada
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