Screening of India’s Daughter
The Congress is delighted to welcome Leslee Udwin to WCFCLR 2017. The Academy Award nominated documentary is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old woman. Film Director and CEO of Think Equal, Leslee Udwin to screen this heart-wrenching film which will include a very special video introduction from Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep. The Documentary reveals how it has spawned a worldwide charity and curriculum Think Equal that has seen Streep, among many others, jump on board.
“The way we’re currently educating our kids globally is wildly uneven. Something like 60 million girls don’t get any education at all…we’re all in this boat together, and it’s a fragile ship…and we really need consensus and mutual understanding to make it.” – MERYL STREEP