Lots of new from Polaris Project Japan - please share!

Second Seminar "Japan's Anti-Human Trafficking Policies: Issues
and Feedback from the Frontline"

Saturday, June 18, 2011, 4pm-6pm

The Body Shop Shinjuku, 3rd Floor, The Body Shop Room (max 30 seats)
JR Shinjuku East Exit (3-minute walk),
Tokyo Metro Shinjuku San-chome A5 Exit (1-minute walk)

Ms. Yoko Yoshida, co-representative of JNATIP (Japan Network
Against Trafficking In Persons) and attorney-at-law

 1,000 yen (500 yen for students; please present your student ID at the door)

Please fill in the form online (in Japanese) at:
 * Your registration will be complete when you submit the form
online (Polaris Project will not reply to confirm your registration).

For more information, contact:
Polaris Project Japan Office
E-mail: info@polarisproject.jp

(subject to change)
Saturday, July 23, 2011, 4pm-6pm
The Body Shop Shinjuku, 3rd Floor, The Body Shop Room
Speaker: Ms. Ionescu Magdalena, PhD student, Graduate Program on Human
Security (HSP) of the University of Tokyo

* Help us organize our anniversary event!

Polaris Project Japan's 7 year anniversary is coming up this fall.
We are going to celebrate with a special event, still to be determined.
Possible ideas include an auction, a chocolate fondue party, a music
night... Do you have ideas? We are looking for volunteers to help us
celebrate this milestone. If would like to be involved, we will have a
brainstorming session this month. E-mail us at info@polarisproject.jp
to get involved!

* Please donate for Post-Earthquake Support for Women and Children!

Polaris Project Japan is running a project to support women and
children in the aftermath of the earthquake, with a coalition of other
NGOs in Japan.

The project aims to strengthen disaster assistance for women and children
and thereby to reduce the opportunities of violence against them.

The project has sent more out than 20,000 informational cards on how to
protect yourself against sexual violence to shelters; now we will
be sending out much-needed personal emergency alarms for women and

The disaster was so huge and it will take a long time to recover--we
need your support to carry on the project. Please donate to help us
continue our efforts to prevent secondary violence in the aftermath of
this event.


* Work with Polaris Project
Polaris Project Japan currently has employment and volunteer
opportunities available:

We are recruiting a program officer (this position is full-time):

We are looking especially for a social media volunteer and for help
with web programming!


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