march, 2018

06mar6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Houzan Mahmoud for International Women's Day

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Event Details

6 March 2018, Evening with Houzan Mahmoud to celebrate International Women’s Day, central London by Kings Cross, 6:30-8:30pm
PLEASE NOTE: This is our regular space for our monthly meet-ups; if you would like to attend, please email exmuslimcouncil@gmail.com to register and receive further information. If you already know the location, just show up.
Suggested donation: £3 waged; £1 unwaged.

Biography:

Houzan Mahmoud is a women’s rights campaigner, public lecturer and co-founder of Culture Project, a transnational project formed recently to raise awareness about feminism and gender in Kurdistan and diaspora. She has an MA in Gender Studies from SOAS, London University. She worked as a representative of the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq for many years. She was born in Iraqi Kurdistan in 1973 and currently resides and works in London. Her articles have been published in The Independent, The Guardian, The Tribune, The New Statesman and others. Houzan has led many campaigns internationally, including campaigns against the rape and abduction of women in Iraq, and against the imposition of Islamic sharia law in Kurdistan and the Iraqi constitution. She has also led other campaigns against so called honour killings, and against violations of freedom of expression. She is the winner of 2016 Emma Humphrey’s Memorial Award.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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