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FEW Feb 11 event on DV

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notes and photos from the Feb 11 talk on DV
held at GRIPS
Featuring Sachi Nakajima from Resilience

Help for Haiti from half a world away

interesting article by PSC member Damion

The Japan Times, THE ZEIT GIST
By DAMION MANNINGS and BEN STUBBINGS
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fl20100216zg.html

FEW presents Brownies and Books

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Saturday, February 20th, 1.00pm - 5.00pm, Keep warm on a February afternoon with cup of hot cocoa while sharing your favorite book or movie and contribute to a good cause! Bring & swap unwanted books, DVDs & CDs. Minimum donation per person: 1,000 yen for a beverage, homemade browniesLocation: TELL community center, Minami-Aoyama Directions: www.telljp.com/images/uploads/TELL.map.pdfBookoff will take most Japanese books, art or picture books, manga, language study books and recent travel guides and novels in English. Bookoff! will only accept region 2DVDsand most CDs. DVDs and CDS should be in their proper cases.All other items can be swapped or taken home with you- including periodicals and journals.Bookoff sells CDs, DVDs and books with the proceeds going to a particular NGO project. To date they have raised more than 11.5 million yen for JEN’s education programs in Sudan and Afghanistan.For more information contact: FEWcommunity@gmail.comFEW’s website: http://www.fewjapan.c…

Organizations supporting women and working to stop gender based violence in Japan

Note #1: for privacy & safety reasons not all have websites or will disclose thier locations.
Note #2: not all have English speakers available all the time.

Resilience
Holds 100+ talks a year to promote understanding of domestic violence issues and its effects, provide direct support to women who have been victimized by offering our Women’s Program, and offer a Facilitator Training Program to service providers to enable them to start their own Women’s Program in their communities.
Phone: 03-3408-4616 Fax: 03-3408-4616
E-mail: info@resilience.jp URL: www.resilience.jp
(English and Japanese)

HELP (HOUSE OF EMERGENCY LOVE AND PEACE) ASIAN WOMEN'S SHELTER
Provides emergency shelter (up to 15 women at a time) and hotline service in Japanese, English, Thai,Tagalog and Spanish. Along with the lobbying activity for the anti-trafficking law, HELP continues assisting the victims in contacting embassies/consulates to expedite immigration and legal processes.
Phone: (03) 3368-8855 F…

FEW Feb 11 event on DV

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