About the Event
Panzi Foundation USA, King Baudouin Foundation United States, the National Endowment for Democracy, Physicians for Human Rights and Women for Women International invite you to join us for a private screening of The Man Who Mends Women, the critically acclaimed film by Thierry Michel and Colette Braeckman.
The Man Who Mends Women is the moving story of Dr. Denis Mukwege and his work at the landmark Panzi Hospital in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who not only repairs the bodies of tens thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but works to restore their lives and address the root causes of violence in DRC.
- 5:00: Welcome Reception and Opening Remarks
- 5:30: Screening Begins
The full 1:53 film will be screened.
National Endowment for Democracy
1025 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Seating is limited. Free with RSVP
Cosponsored with thanks by the Enough Project