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Mukhtar Mai speaks at Asia Society

Asia Society in cooperation with Asian American Network Against Abuse of Human Rights (ANAA), The Amnesty International USA NYC Women’s Human Rights Action Team and Cooper Union are honored to present:

A Courageous Woman, A Courageous People:
Mukhtar Mai Speaks Out to Help Her Nation

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, from 10 am to 12 noon
The Great Hall at Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street (atThird Avenue) Manhattan.
Subways: 6 to Astor Place; N/R to East 8th Street

Mukhtar Mai is known around the world for her courage in speaking out about the brutal gang rape she suffered on the order of a Pakistani tribal jirga. Mukhtar Mai is visiting the United States to draw attention to the legal, social and political repression faced by victims of violence in Pakistan. She will also speak on the deplorable conditions faced by women in Pakistan that have been made worse by the devastating earthquake in October.

For more information, please contact:
For AANA: leena_z_khan@yahoo.com
For AIUSA: AmnestyMukhtarMai@earthlink.net; 212-979-7213

$5 donation requested

by [a former member] at 2005-11-01 12:46:25 UTC (ed. Jun 24 2006 ) New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

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