Women’s rights in Afghanistan

The event was inaugurated by Peter Luff MP and chaired by Frances Harrison.



About the seminar

An emotive debate that looked at violence and economic empowerment, with BBC journalist Frances Harrison, Nazifa Haqpal from the Afghanistan Embassy, activist Shaista Gohir and Amnesty International’s Karla McLaren

Where


SOAS, London (UK)

When


Monday, 9 September 2013
4:00 pm BST

Speakers

Peter Luff MP

Peter Luff MP

Chair of Heritage Lottery Fund

Carron Mann

Carron Mann

Women for Women International

Shaista Gohir, Muslim Women’s Network UK

Shaista Gohir

Muslim Women’s Network UK

Frances Harrison, British journalist who worked with the BBC

Frances Harrison

British journalist who worked with the BBC

Karla McLaren

Amnesty International UK

Nazifa Haqpal (Human Rights & Women’s Affairs Desk, Afghanistan Embassy)

Nazifa Haqpal

Human Rights & Women’s Affairs Desk, Afghanistan Embassy

  • Seminar report – Women’s rights in Afghanistan: A Global Issue

    On Monday September 9, The Democracy Forum welcomed invited guests to SOAS’ Brunei Gallery to participate in its second seminar of the year, which shone a glaring light on the contentious issue of Women’s rights in Afghanistan. The event was inaugurated by Peter Luff MP and chaired by Frances Harrison, and on the panel were […]

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