Photos help spread awareness and encourage students to be active participants in the fight against gender based oppression.
Women’s History Month at UH Hilo: Several events are planned from film showings to art lectures to STEM discussions. Co-sponsored by the UH Hilo Women’s Center.
A diverse cast of UH Hilo students and other community members will perform the 20th anniversary performance of The Vagina Monologues.
With the 2018 theme, “Know the Past. Shape the Future,” UH Hilo is hosting films, workshops, guest artists, lectures, and a poetry slam to provide the campus community with cultural perspectives about the achievements of African Americans.
Domestic violence rates on Hawai‘i Island are twice the national average, making this problem even more detrimental to local communities.
Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.
Celia Bardwell-Jones’s lecture aims to raise awareness about ethical issues surrounding women’s rights to their placentas and to question impacts of current healthcare practices on Hawaiian culture.
A flag display has been set up at UH Hilo to give viewers a visual of national assault statistics if applied to the UH Hilo student population.
The Flash Mob Dance, done by groups around the world, is part of the The One Billion Rising (1BR) movement, the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.
The public event encourages students to hand paint t-shirts with messages to heighten awareness and provide support for survivors and victims of violence against women.