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Sold for Sex: The Story of Japan’s Invisible Women and Children Trapped in Sex Trafficking"

On April 10th, Lighthouse : Center for Human Trafficking Victims executive director Shihoko Fujiwara will be giving a speech at FEW(For Empowering Women in Japan) in English. She will talk about the reality of trafficking situations in Japan and how we are fighting against it. Please bring your English speaking friends and learn more about how we can end modern slavery!   "Sold for Sex: The Story of Japan’s Invisible Women and Children Trapped in Sex Trafficking"
Time: 2014, April 10th (thur) 7:00 p.m.-10 p.m.    Place:Centre Hall       3F Minami Azabu Centre, 4-12-25 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, 106-0047             (6 mins walk from Hiroo Station, Exit 1, near the New Sanno Hotel) Map Attendance Application:

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Blackstripe theater presents ...

Two One Act Plays by Harold Pinter.  Ashes to AshesOne for the Road
          Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 7.30 pm           Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 2 pm & 7 pm           Sunday, March 30th, 2014 at 2 pm & 6.30 pm Place:Trance Mission Theater            Sangubashi Guest House            4-50-8 Yoyogi, Tokyo            Tel: (03) 5825-4661            Website: Tickets – in advance: ¥3,000; at the door: ¥3,500; students: ¥2,000 (tickets include one free drink) (There will be a director’s talk and discussion after every performance) Further information:

Human Trafficking Seminar!

On March 20thLighthouse : Center for Human Trafficking Victims will be holding a human trafficking seminar. Our guest this seminar will be Junichirou Koshi, CEO of children’s theme park CAN-DO, which recently opened Chiba Prefecture’s Aeon mall in Makuhari-Shintoshin. Afterwars Mr. Koshi’s speech Lighthouse’s Shihoko Fujiwara will talk about the current situation of human trafficking in Japan. There will also be a post-event party where Mr. Koshi and Mrs. Fujiwara will be present! By all means take this chance participate and learn more! (The seminar will be in Japanese.)
   Time: 2014, March 20 (Thur) From 6:30 p.m. (venue opens at 6:15)    Place: English: Niken Group NSRI Hall  (Tokyo Chiyodaku Iidabashi MeijiYasuda Insurance building 2nd floor, 2-7-5 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)  *Next to the Koujimachi Iidabashi-Dori Post Office/ Along Mejiro Avenue         Japanese:日建グループNSRIホール                   (東京都千代田区飯田橋2-7-5 明治安田生命飯田橋ビル2             階)         ※麹町飯田橋通郵便局隣・目白通り沿いです。

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Symposium info from Janic

【市民社会による災害支援活動 その使命と可能性】




        ①市民社会組織による支援活動の現状と課題 CSO合同レビュー調査報告
                田島誠 (JANIC震災タスクフォース チーフコーディネーター)
                竹内俊(JANIC福島事務所 所長)
                マーカス・オクスレイ氏(市民社会による防災国際ネットワーク GNDR代表)
                マヌー・グプタ氏(NGOアジア防災・災害救援ネットワーク ADRRN 代表)
小美野剛氏(チャーチ・ワールド・サービス-アジア太平洋 緊急対応部長 兼 CWSJapan事務局長)
三村悟氏(福島大学うつくしまふくしま未来支援センター 環境エネルギー部門特命教授 /
村井雅清氏(被災地NGO恊働センター 代表)
山本隆氏(ピースボート災害ボランティアセンター 代表)(モデレーター)




【申込先】国際協力NGOセンター(JANIC) 震災タスクフォース


Pix from the Pink Ball Auction