Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place: Room R1.13, Ramphal Building, Library Road, University of Warwick.
Our speakers are:
Sahar Saba, an Afghan women’s rights activist. For many years, she was spokesperson of RAWA(Revolutionary Afghan Women’s Association). Sahar has worked with RAWA for many years in refugee camps in Afghanistan and Pakistan, in various capacities. She has a law degree from London University and writes on issues facing Afghan women.
Rukhshanda Naz, an activist in the Pakistani women’s movement since the early 1990s. Rukhshanda has worked with a number of NGOs on issues of violence against women and children and on women’s empowerment programmes. Her last formal job was as head of UN Women Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa/Federally Administered Tribal Areas division. She is currently doing a PhD in law at Warwick.
Our Discussant is Afiya Zia, IAS Visiting Research Fellow from Karachi, Pakistan.
You are encouraged to contribute your experiences and knowledge of the gendered impacts of the War on Terror in Europe, North America, the Middle East and elsewhere.
A light lunch will be available at 12:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome and entrance is free. Please contact Khursheed Wadia to register (especially if you are going to be there for lunch): Khursheed.Wadia@warwick.ac.uk