United We Stand to End Violence and Discrimination Against Women

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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Keynote Speaker:

Ms. Fazlia Seraj, Afghan Women’s Association of Southern California

Guest Speakers:

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

Co-Sponsored by:

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

Supported by:

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.

WHEN
March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm
WHERE
Santa Monica Public Library Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium
601 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States
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