mardi 28 avril 2009

Trapped by Violence: Women in Iraq

Women and girls in Iraq are suffering from systematic violence and a sustained assault on their human rights. In addition to being victims of the bombings and other attacks that put so many Iraqis in danger every day, they are also being targeted specifically because of their gender.

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The International Rescue Committee and Amnesty International have the pleasure to invite you to an afternoon of discussion and films.

Trapped by Violence: Women in Iraq
Debate and films
May 8, 2009 1:30 pm - 5.30 pm
Amazone 10 - 14 rue du Méridien, Brussels

· Jennifer Abrahamson, Regional Media Coordinator, Oxfam
· Medina Haeri, Assistant Advisor on Women and War, International Committee of the Red Cross
· Carsten Jurgensen, Researcher Middle East and North Africa Program, Amnesty International
· Moderated by Shannon Meehan, Director of Advocacy and Policy, International Rescue Committee

Two films will be featured after the panel:

Letters of Hope by Taher Alwan

From Fast Death To Slow Death by Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen

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