Amnesty at showing of "He Named Me Malala"
On 21st January in the evening, Chippy Amnesty will be at Chipping Norton Theatre for a showing of the film, "He Named Me Malala".
This film, which starts at 7:30 p.m., is "an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate." [Rotten Tomatoes]
Prior to the film we invite you to visit our stall in the theatre bar. After the film there will be a collection for Amnesty International; please give generously!
In line with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty International states, "Education is not a privilege; it is a human right" and supports the Right to Education Project, http://www.right-to-education.org. The recently agreed United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development includes, as its 4th goal, "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all". Please support Amnesty International to help ensure this comes to fruition.