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International - Event Notice
Sunday March 09 2008
11:00 PM

Sexual apartheid, political Islam and women's rights

category international | gender and sexuality | event notice author Thursday February 28, 2008 17:27author by Maryam Namazie - Equal Rights Now

Sexual apartheid, political Islam and women's rights

A seminar in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day
Monday, March 10, from 6:30-9:30pm
Conway Hall, London

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Speakers:

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 LGBT Humanist Association and the Organisation for Womenís Freedom in Iraq.

For more information, please contact Maryam Namazie maryamnamazie@googlemail.com or call 07719166731.


The Council of Ex-Muslims will be launching its No to Sharia Campaign at a March 10 evening seminar commemorating International Womenís Day at Conway Hall in London.

Also, support us by signing a declaration proclaiming this IWD a day of protest against sexual apartheid:
http://maryamnamazie.blogspot.com/2008/02/iwd-day-of-pr....html

Related Link: http://maryamnamazie.blogspot.com/

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