Child Detention Exhibit at the United Nations

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An exhibit on the impact of detention on children and families will be held in the United Nations Palais des Nations in Geneva during the next Human Rights Council.

When: 7-18 September

Where: Next to the Delegates’ Lounge, Palais des Nations

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The exhibited works explore the visions and realities for child migrants in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of UN Migrant Workers Convention. The exhibit compliments a panel event on child migrants taking place during the Human Rights Council.

These artworks are based on letters written by detained women and children in a detention center. These visual art interpretations were created by a diverse line-up of visual artists highlight the realities that migrants are experiencing inside of detention facilities, what led them to migrate away from their home countries, and the resiliency of the human spirit.

 

These interpretations highlight the realities that migrants are experiencing inside of detention facilities and the resiliency of the human spirit.

 

These artworks are a collaboration between CultureStrike, Mariposas Sin Fronteras and End Family Detention.

The exhibit is made possible thanks to the generous support of OHCHR, the UN Committee on Migrant Workers and the Step It Up Campaign.

Download the event flyer here.

For more information email media@endchilddetention.org