Join Women's Voices Now in San Francisco for a screening and discussion of an award-winning documentary.
The Price of Honor is a multi-award winning documentary film about the murders of Amina and Sarah Said, teenage sisters from Texas who were killed in a premeditated “honor killing” in 2008 by their father, Yaser Said, who fled the crime scene and remains at large. This film aims to bring awareness to the global issue of honor violence and to raise the bar on how social services and law enforcement handle honor violence in the United States. View the trailer here.
Featuring: Amy Logan, Women's Voices Now advisor, consulting producer, and global women’s rights activist
A global women’s human rights activist, Amy Logan is the author of The Seven Perfumes of Sacrifice, a suspense novel about the search for the ancient, lost origins of honor killing in the Middle East. Amy is featured in and the Consulting Producer for The Price of Honor, an award-winning documentary film about an unsolved double honor killing case in Texas from 2008 that premiered in 2014 and hit film festivals worldwide in 2015.
Amy has presented her research on honor violence to UN Women, and at Oxford University, NYU, USC, and Gediz University, Turkey. Amy’s essays, letters and journalism have appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Good Men Project and The International Museum of Women, among many others.
She is the Co-President of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women, San Francisco Bay Chapter.
Amy’s mission is to empower women to co-create a world with men where everyone thrives. Visit Amy at www.amylogan.com.
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