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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 the occupation. The documentary follows a Palestinian [...]
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.
* 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 [...]
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 [...]
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”.
“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.”
On the International Day of the Displaced, activists say fate of hundreds of missing indigenous women must be examined
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.
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HStp1h8uzcQ Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzqsuR1FLLk Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIEeTkOOZmA
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 [...]