Carleton University’s Landon Pearson Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights will host an event in honour of the UN International Day of the Girl on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. The event will include displays by students in Prof. Virginia Caputo’s Girlhood Studies class and an address by special guest speaker, the Honourable Landon Pearson, a former senator and a longtime children’s rights advocate.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required here. Media are invited to attend.

Where: Galleria, Fourth Floor University Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

When: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pearson will speak at noon.

Media Inquiries:
Chris Cline
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 1391

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