Called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan” by the BBC. Time magazine placed Malalai Joya on their list of 100 most influential people in the world. Foreign Policy Magazine listed her in its annual list of the Top 100 Global Thinkers. The Guardian listed her among “Top 100 women: activists and campaigners.”
You can meet Joya on Sunday Oct 21, 2013, from 10 am – 12 noon at Langsdorf Hall (LH) Room 318, at Cal State Fullerton.
Entrance is free. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.
Acclaimed Afghan human rights activist and author, Malalai Joya, returns to the US this fall for a national tour coinciding with the 12th anniversary of the start of the US war in Afghanistan. Joya’s tour is sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Afghan Women’s Mission (AWM).
During her tour Joya will address the following questions:
• Why are Afghan women more vulnerable than ever?
• What is the impact of US drones, bombs, and raids?
• What does the end of the US’s longest war mean?
• Why is violence increasing after 11 years of war?
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