Boys and Girls who were not children – children of stowaways. 60th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child

20 of November of 2019 - 17h30
Auditorium of the Aljube Musuem
Margarida Tengarrinha’s illustration for the book cover Cecilia has a story.

Conversation inspired by Maria Luísa Costa Dias storybook “Children emerge from the shadow”

Speakers

Piedade Morgadinho, António Vilarigues, Mariana Rafael and Fátima Amaral

Conversation Conducted by

Catarina Pires (journalist)

Reading a short story

Mafalda Santos (Actress)

Maria Luísa Costa Dias

Doctor, Catholic, born in Coimbra. She was born in October 15, 1916. Died on May 9, 1975. Was first arrested in 1953 and spent 7 years in prison and more than 20 years in hiding. Maria Luisa has belonged to the Women’s Democratic Movement since its foundation. She said in 1975: The emancipation of women is deeply linked with the victory over the forces of social backlash that oppose peace, peaceful coexistence between countries of different political regimes, cooperation between peoples.

Mandatory registrations. Activity in portuguese.

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