Women and children

Women in Afghanistan today

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/06/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Northcote, Melbourne

Shazia Shakib from the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) will be sharing her insight into the current situation in Afghanistan and the challenging work of RAWA.

Afghanistan 2009: forum

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2009 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
St Kilda, Melbourne

Afghanistan 2009 - Escalating violence, underdevelopment and women striving for change

Seven years after the invasion of Afghanistan, life for women has continued to be intolerable, not to mention the lack of security, abject poverty, the rise of corrupt and powerful warlords and an ever increasing number of civilian deaiths.

Afghanistan - afternoon with film

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/12/2008 - 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 
Castlemaine (Victoria)

"Kabul October 2008": You are invited to view this 30 min DVD, have a lovely afternoon tea and take the chance to buy wonderful Afghan women's crafts — great Xmas presents. Proceeds go to support Afghan women and children, who are still suffering so badly, much of which is due to the 7 years of the USA invasion.

The effects of sanctions on the civilian community of Iraq - 1998

Ullrich Gottstein's slide presentation demonstrates the vast impacts on the Iraqi people after 1990, including issues of food, education, casualties and more. He visited Iraq in 1998.

Stop the use of child soldiers - 2000

A report on the impacts on children used in armed conflict world wide, by Henrik Häggström of the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers.

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