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Evening Of Politics, Prose, And Pakistani Culture
Author, Human Rights Activist, Judge, and Law Professor Jacqueline St. Joan Speaks About Honor Crimes in Pakistan
By: Peace X Peace
The evening will include Pakistani food, drinks, music, and henna hand painting. Middle Eastern arts and crafts will be for sale, and there will be a slide show of pictures of women in Pakistan.
The evening event will be held from 6:30-8:30pm at the home of Peace X Peace board chair Gail Montplaisir at 1454 Belmont St NW, DC, #18.
Half of the author’s proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to a grassroots community organization in Pakistan, to pay for the construction of a safe shelter for abused women and children. Proceeds from the evening will also go to Peace X Peace.
Jacqueline St. Joan’s writings have appeared in a variety of print and online media, including Ms., Harvard Women’s Law Journal, and the Denver Post. She is the co-editor of Beyond Portia: Women, Law, and Literature in the United States and currently teaches at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. The evening also features Sabira Qureshi, a human rights and women’s rights activist, who has been part of the Pakistani women’s movement for more than two decades.
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Page Updated Last on: Nov 05, 2010