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Title: Zoya - Afghan Women Speak Out Against Occupation and Fundamentalism
START DATE: Sunday October 25
TIME: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details:
SF Friends Meeting House, 65 9th Street
San Francisco, CA
Event Type: Speaker
An evening with Zoya of RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of Women in Afghanistan

For more than thirty years RAWA has organized inside Afghanistan and in the refugee camps of Pakistan for a nation free of war and fundamentalism, that respects women’s rights and human rights. As President Obama prepares to widen the war and commit more troops, it is important to hear from those most affected.

$5–25 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds

NOTE: Absolutely NO still or video photography allowed for security reasons. Please leave ALL cameras at home. People with cameras will be turned away.

Organized by San Francisco Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). WILPF grew out of a 1915 gathering of 1,300 women to protest World War I. WILPF has sections in 37 nations with international offices in Geneva and at the UN. WILPF SF has a monthly discussion group on militarism and it’s impact particularly on women.

For info call 415-864-5166.

http://www.afghanwomensmission.org; http://www.wilpf.org

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