Seminar on women in Afghanistan held at SBU
24 November

The Women’s Rights Working Group of the Research Center & UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy at Shahid Beheshti University held a regional seminar jointly with women’s rights researchers from Iran & Afghanistan on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Seminar Title: Women in Afghanistan; the Roots of Violence Culture, Unfulfilled Rights and Lived Experience in the Shadow of Extremist Violent Groups




-    Dr. Homeira Ghaderi, author and women's rights activist from Afghanistan

-    Dr. Soheila Erfani, journalist and professor at Herat University in Afghanistan

-    Ms. Zahra Moshtagh, journalist and social activist from Iran


Moderator: Dr. Somayeh Morovati, Director of Afghanistan-Pakistan Chair at Abrar Institute of Contemporary International Studies and Research and Senior Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies


Date: Wednesday, 24 Nov. 2021- 17:00 p.m. -19:00 p.m. (Iran Time)

Place: Webinar Platform of Shahid Beheshti University

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