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‘Unprotected’: Film Screening and Discussion

More Than Me, an acclaimed American charity, gained fame for saving young girls in Liberia from sexual exploitation — eventually winning a $1 million contest live on NBC and having its founder named among the Ebola fighters for TIME’s Person of the Year. But from the very beginning, the children placed under its care, some of the world’s most vulnerable girls, were being raped.

The documentary — and in-depth report, co-published with TIME magazine — explores what happens when good intentions collide with the realities of operating in one of the world’s most troubled nations, raising important questions on who should be held responsible when those who help also cause harm.

Join Columbia University’s SPAN, Filmmaking for Policy Change, and RISE for a free, public screening of ‘Unprotected’ followed by a discussion with the co-directors of the film, Nadia Sussman and Kathleen Flynn, as well as the lead reporter, Finlay Young.

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