UNITED WE STAND TO END VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
In celebration of International Women’s Day
A collaboration of Afghans, Iranians, and American organizations in Southern California.
Sunday March 10, 2013
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Santa Monica Public Library
Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, Ca. 90401
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Ms. Fazlia Seraj, Afghan Women’s Association of Southern California
Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, Professor and former Chair at the Department of G&WS CSUN
Ms. Raihana Niazi, JD, Attorney-At-Law
Dr. Nilab Mobarez, MD, United Nation Spokesperson
Ms. Maliha Sarwari, Afghan Women’s Association of Southern California
Ms. Heidi Basch-Harod, Executive Director Women’s Voices Now
Music by: Shahrzad Sepanlou & Fared Shafinury
Poem by: Partow Nooriala
Band group: “The KI” by Roxie Sakura from UN Women
Video on Stoning by Soraya Fallah
Information desk and sign in table in support of Women political prisoners in Iran.
Event Moderators: Fazlia Seraj and Soraya Fallah
Afghan Women’s Association of Southern California (AWASC)
Supporters of ” Laleh Park Mothers “/ Los Angeles - Valley
Society for Human Rights in Iran - Southern California
Society for Democracy in Iran - Southern California
Union for Advancement of Secular Democracy in Iran
UNA-USA / San Fernando Valley
UN-Women/ the Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Kurdish-American Committee for Democracy and Human rights in Iran
International Health & Epidemiology Research Center
Parking is available in the library’s parking lot, click here for details.
The event is free and open to the public.
601 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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