International Women’s Day seminar

  • post Type / Conferences
  • Date / 27 February 2007

The International Campaign in Defense of Women’s Right in Iran- UK, the National Secular Society and the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association present a seminar for International Women’s Day, Women’s Rights, the Veil and Islamic and religious laws in London, UK on 8 March 2007.


Sonja Eggerickx, President, 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 humanist.

A short film will also be shown, for the first time: “In the name of honour” by Reza Moradi

The seminar will be held at the University of London Union, Room 3D, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY (nearest Underground stations: Russell Square, Goodge Street) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Thursday 8 March 2007. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call +44 7719 111738 or +44 7950 924434.

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