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Westworld
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Westworld

Delos is a theme park populated entirely by incredibly realistic robots, programmed to never harm the human visitors and to do exactly what they're told. But when a computer glitch happens the robots rebel and start trying to kill the tourists around them.

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Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

A child’s right to optimal health: A discussion of breastfeeding and human rights

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Breastival Belfast and the Centre for Children’s Rights present a panel discussion on the right to support and protection for those who choose to breastfeed and unbiased information on alternatives to breastmilk for those who need it. Come early to enjoy a coffee and chat with other families, everyone welcome.

 





Hosted by


Breastival Belfast & Centre For Children’s Rights, Queen’s University Belfast


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VOCALISM - Songs of the People 2016 Showcase Event
Dec
11
1:00 AM01:00

VOCALISM - Songs of the People 2016 Showcase Event

£3 Pay at the door

Doors open at 7.30pm



VOCALISM and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission bring together those who have participated in their workshops and they will draw upon their skills and creativity in order to perform together, giving everyone the chance to express their culture and identity.



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Citizenfour
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Citizenfour

  • Lanyon Building, Room 0G/074 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free



Room 0G/074, Lanyon Building, QUB

"We are building the biggest weapon for oppression in the history of mankind." Ed Snowden

After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government's massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sender, who turned out to be Edward Snowden.

The Belfast Group of Amnesty International will host the screening of Citizenfour to support Amnesty International’s campaign to ask Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden before the end of his mandate: https://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/president-obama-pardon-edward-snowden-surveillance-whistleblower 



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NICRAS Women's Group - Life in Northern Ireland
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

NICRAS Women's Group - Life in Northern Ireland

Free



NICRAS is a Refugee Community Organisation (RCO) which was established in 2002. It is the only refugee led organisation in Northern Ireland that represents the interests of the refugee community.
NICRAS aims to support the integration process of refugees and asylum seekers into local communities throughout Northern Ireland; raise awareness of the issues, problems and difficulties faced by refugees and asylum seekers in Northern Ireland; inform members of relevant changes to immigration policy and legislation; organise social and recreational events; and, respond to the changing needs of its members.

NICRAS welcome you to join us in a roundtable discussion with refugee and asylum-seeking women who will discuss the experiences, problems, and impressions of Northern Ireland since arriving. NICRAS is currently working on a project with refugee and asylum-seeking women. The project aims to assist them in learning about rights, gaining skills, finding their voice in the local community, and knowledge of life in Northern Ireland. 

To find out more about or organisation, check out our video -https://www.facebook.com/100009752526423/videos/341143749554040/ 

And our website - http://www.nicras.btck.co.uk/ 


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Activism Works: Winning in the fight to the right to water
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Activism Works: Winning in the fight to the right to water

Free



In this event we will be revisiting some of the Right to Water campaigns, hearing from activists representing communities who are defending their land and their water from environmental destruction and degradation, both at home and abroad. From Woodburn to Greencastle to Cajamarca, Peru, water is a universal human right.


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Mighty Girls
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Mighty Girls

Free



Named after the popular social media movement, this is an opportunity for adults and young people to hear an hour of storytelling about some of the smartest, confident and most courageous girls from around the world. Looking for new heroines for your kids? You can find them right here.


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Breast Feeding & Human Rights
Dec
10
5:00 PM17:00

Breast Feeding & Human Rights

Free


  Photo: ALAMY

 Photo: ALAMY


Join us for a talk by Rebecca Schiller, from the charity Birthrights on the links between breastfeeding, childbirth and human rights.

Followed by a panel discussion on the Northern Ireland context with:

Breedagh Hughes - Royal College of Midwives

Janet Calvert - Public Health Agency

Claire Hanna - SDLP MLA



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Gender Stereotypes: We've got a job to do
Dec
10
4:00 PM16:00

Gender Stereotypes: We've got a job to do

Free


© [Kurhan] / Fotolia

© [Kurhan] / Fotolia


Many jobs are still unfortunately laced with preconceived gender stereotypes about being either a man or woman's role.

This event, which starts with an artistic workshop will turn those preceonceptions on their head and introduce young people to men and women who work in amazing roles and refuse to conform.


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NIHRF Family Day
Dec
10
3:00 PM15:00

NIHRF Family Day

  • Black Box/Dark Horse/Hill Street (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free


Join us throughout the day for a host of activities aimed at families in the centre of Belfast. In addition to the events highlighted elsewhere, we will have street magic, music and crafts.

Bring the kids for what is always one of the highlights of the week.


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Write for Rights
Dec
10
3:00 PM15:00

Write for Rights

Free



Join the Belfast Amnesty group for their annual Write for Rights Campaign.

This family-friendly event gives you the opportunity to learn about individuals currently at risk around the world and to send a greeting card to them to show your support and acknowledge that you are aware of their case.



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Making the Land Pay
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Making the Land Pay

This roundtable discussion will explore the issue of environmental justice through the prism of major incidents of systemic failure in the Northern Ireland environmental regulatory framework to highlight the need for environmental rights to be embodied into future iterations of the Bill of Rights.

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Newcomer Students’ Education Rights: From Theory to Practice
Dec
10
5:30 PM17:30

Newcomer Students’ Education Rights: From Theory to Practice

  • Stranmillis University College* (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event combines an exhibition by agencies involved in human rights and the rights of newcomer students in particular, with a public lecture combining theory from recent research on human rights and newcomer students with practice from a local primary school including children with a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

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