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Feminism and Resistance: Afghan Women Moving Forward

March 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  |  Virtual Event


A discussion with Afghan scholars and activists about women’s rights, feminism, and resistance in Afghanistan. Moderated by Halima Kazem-Stojanovic, Teaching Fellow for FMST 188 – Women and War. Presented by the Feminist Studies Department and supported by the Baskin Endowed Chair in Feminist Studies.



Lima Ahmad – PhD candidate in International Security and Human Security at Tufts University. Founder of Paywand Afghanan Association, which focuses on research regarding women’s issues.

Samira Ahmadi – Regional campaigner for Amnesty International South Asia Regional Office and Board Member of the Afghan Women’s Network.

Jamila Afghani – president of WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom) Afghanistan Section, and Islamic scholar on women’s rights.


March 9, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm