Monday, February 25, 2008

Seminar in London on 8 March international women's day

Sexual apartheid, political Islam and women's rightsA seminar in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day Monday, March 10, from 6:30-9:30pm at Conway Hall, LondonSpeakers:

Mina Ahadi, Spokesperson, Council of Ex-Muslims of Germany and Equal Rights Now; 2007 NSS Secularist of the Year.

Louise Couling, Chair of Unison's Regional Women's Committee and member of the National Executive Council.

Houzan Mahmoud, Spokesperson, Organisation for Women's Freedom in Iraq.

Maryam Namazie, Spokesperson, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Equal Rights Now, National Secular Society Honorary Associate.

Joan Smith, Novelist, columnist and human rights activist
Chair: Hanne Stinson, Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association

The event is free of charge; donations are welcome.

The seminar is organised by Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Equal Rights Now, Organisation against women's discrimination in Iran, and endorsed by the National Secular Society, the British Humanist Association, the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association and the Organisation for Women’s Freedom in Iraq.

For more information, please contact Maryam Namazie at maryamnamazie@googlemail.com or 07719166731 or visit www.ex-muslim.org.uk and www.equal-rights-now.com.

1 Comments:

At 22:38, Blogger Renegade Eye said...

It sounds like a great event.

In Minneapolis here, there will be a forum on Women's Day led by a local Maoist group. They will probably call me imperialist, if I say anything about Iran.

 

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