Thursday, March 08, 2007

Women's Rights, the Veil and Islamic and religious laws

Bit short notice, but just a quick advert for a seminar tonight.

Women’s Rights, the Veil and Islamic and religious laws


Sonja Eggerickx:
President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union

Ann Harrison:
Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Department of Amnesty
International's International Secretariat

Maryam Namazie:
Director of the Worker-communist Party of Iran's International
Relations Committee, 2005 National Secular Society's Secularist of the
Year Award, Winner and producer of International TV.

Taslima Nasrin:
Physician, writer, radical feminist, human rights activist and secular

We will also show, for the first time, short film:

"In the name of honor" by Reza Moradi

At University of London Union
Room 3D, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY
(Nearest underground stations: Russell Square, Goodge Street)
From 6:00 – 10:00pm

The seminar is co-sponsored by the International Campaign in Defence
of Women's Right in Iran- UK and the National Secular Society and the
Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association

I would really have liked to go but booked to do something else ages back.
Some more posts later today, so pop back .