The Iranian Revolution and Women's Demand For Freedom And Equal Rights

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

Speaker(s): 
Kateh Vafadari

Please join us for an hour long conversation with Kateh Vafadari, one of the central organizers of the March 1979 women's demonstrations which took place immediately after the Iranian Revolution. Kateh Vafadari is a veteran civil and political rights advocate, a defender of women's rights, and a protagonist of independent socialist politics since the early 1970s. The six day women's demonstrations she organized were the largest women's action in the history of the Middle East. Wednesday March 27, 3pm. Pink Parlors. East Duke Building.Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/806892642998235/Sponsored by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, The Program in Literature, Duke Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies

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