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Cinema Politica Fredericton presents Budrus on Thurs, May 2nd

The 2010 documentary film, Budrus, will screen Thursday, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre’s Multi-Purpose Room (732 Charlotte St) in Fredericton. Budrus is an inspirational story of one Palestinian community which finds unlikely allies in their peaceful resistance against the destructive force of cialis forum achat the occupation. The documentary [...]

RAWA activist speaks on 10th Anniversary of Afghanistan War

Reena, a member of the Revolutionary Association of the women of Afghanistan (RAWA), will address American audiences via live video stream on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at 10pm EST/11 pm AST.

5th Annual RAWA Variety Show Benefit

* Stay updated and spread the word on Facebook With: * Voices from RAWA & Afghans for Peace * Raging Grannies * Debbie Adshade * NB RebELLEs’ Gumbooting Troupe * Sylvia Hale on women and war * Beth Lyons, Advisory Council on the Status of Women * Fredericton Sexual Crisis Centre * Fredericton Peace Coalition [...]

International Women’s Day Potluck!

When: Sunday, March 6 at 12:30 pm to 2:30pm Where: Renaissance College, 811 Charlotte St. Bring food for the potluck and/or a donation to the NB Coalition for Pay Equity if possible. No one turned away for lack of donation. Bring literature for distribution. A time will be set aside for sharing your group’s activities [...]

Afghan Women Demand Liberation, Not Lip Service

What this recent report makes clear, however, is that for most women in Afghanistan, the ongoing war is akin to being caught between the devil and the deep blue sea. The authors state that it will be “impossible for women and girls to consolidate their power in a militarised environment”.

Israeli Mother Addresses European Parliament

“I would like to dedicate my speech to Miriam R`aban and her husband Kamal, from Bet Lahiya in the Gaza strip, whose five small children were killed by Israeli soldiers while picking strawberries at the family`s strawberry field. No one will ever stand trial for this murder.”

Native women ‘disappear’ in Canada

On the International Day of the Displaced, activists say fate of hundreds of missing indigenous women must be examined

Guatemalan Women Speak Out Against Rape

Elders weep during a ceremony held last spring, after women from the community testified that they were gang raped by a Canadian-owned mine’s security guards in January 2007. Photo: Nathan Einbinder.

Video doc of 5th Annual RAWA Benefit Show

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Fredericton Peace Coalition’s RAWA Benefit Variety Show 2010

On Saturday, March 20, people in Fredericton Peace Coalition gathered together to support the rights, education, health and empowerment of women in Afghanistan. Fredericton’s 4th Annual Benefit Variety Show for the Revolutionary Association of Women in Afghanistan (RAWA) occurred at 7:00pm at the Student Union Building Ballroom at UNB Fredericton. Donations to RAWA can be [...]