Tonight, October 22 at 6pm a special preview of the new documentary film, Equal Means Equal will be featured at the Michigan Theater. The documentary discusses the current state of women’s rights in the United States; and contains perspectives from national leaders, experts in their field, and stories from survivors.
Currently in the United States:
- 1 in 4 women are victims of domestic violence.
- Every 2 minutes, another American is sexually assaulted, 44% of victims are under the age of 18 and 80% are under the age of 30.
- 5 million instances of victimization by intimate partners occur yearly among women 18 & older.
- The average age of a person being prostituted in Michigan is 13.
Kamala Lopez, the director of Equal Means Equal, will be present to share behind-the-scenes narratives about her experiences in making the film. This event is free and open to the public but registration is requested as seating is limited. Please register at Equal Means Equal Registration.
> Click here to watch a trailer of the film.