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Talk by Malalai Joya, "The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan"
Start Date: 10/8/2013Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 10/8/2013End Time: 2:15 PM

Event Description:

Come hear Joya speak about the plight of Afghan women and her struggles against injustice. Joya was elected to the national Parliament of Afghanistan by the largest majority of any candidate, but then she was dismissed in 2007 for publicly naming warlords and war criminals. She has become a victim of death threats and assassination attempts. You will also learn about her memoir, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice.

Sponsored at Suffolk University by the Center for Women's Health & Human Rights; Departments of Government, Sociology, History, and Philosophy; Crime and Justice Studies Program; CAS Dean's Office; International Law Students; International Law Concentration; and Suffolk University Women of Color Law Students. Joya's US tour is sponsored by the Afghan Women's Mission and the United National Antiwar Coalition.

This event is open to the public. 
Location Information:
Boston Campus - Sargent Hall  (View Map)
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Function Room, 1st floor
Contact Information:
Email: cwhhr@suffolk.edu
Intended Audience:
  • Faculty
  • General Public
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Sponsor(s):
  • College of Arts & Sciences

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