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Rise for & with Women of Afghanistan: LA March

WE ARE MARCHING! Women of the world and our allies stand with the women – and all vulnerable groups – of Afghanistan against imperialism, militarism, and fascism. None of us are free until the women of Afghanistan are free.

When: Saturday, September 25th @12:30-4PM PT

Start: Sunset Spectacular, 8775 Sunset Blvd.

End: West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vincente Blvd.

Speakers:

  • Hameeda Uloomi, Founder of Afg-aid
  • Madina Wardak, MSW/ACSW Outreach & Partnership Coordinator Afghan Women’s Mission
  • Ariana Delawari, multimedia artist & activist
  • Arash Azizzada, Co-Founder Afghans For A Better Tomorrow
  • Sultana Parvanta & Rina Amiri, Senior Fellow and Director of Afghanistan and Regional Policy Initiative at New York University's Center for International Cooperation
  • Samia Karimi, Afghan dance artist & activist, ARTogether
  • Testimonies from Afghan women on the ground and RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan) will be read. 

Special Appearances by: 

  • Legendary Ustad Farida Mahwash & Voices of Afghanistan
  • Aja Monet
  • Dylan McDermott
  • Sufe Bradshaw

Following the lead of Afghan women voices, we must..

  • End imperialism, militarism, fascism and - Cut the Pentagon Budget!
  • Welcome refugees, with the US and their allies assuming the responsibility of financing the cost of resettling displaced people from Afghanistan.
  • Immediately open humanitarian corridors to support the people of Afghanistan.
  • Stop arms trade policies and the military industrial complex, which profits from the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and elsewhere the world.
  • Listen, share, and amplify the voices of the women of Afghanistan.
  • Expose your own government’s role in perpetuating or tolerating armed conflict and intervention in Afghanistan.
  • Call for a feminist foreign policy that prioritizes sustainable peace, human security, and freedom for all.

Co-Organized by: One Billion Rising, Vital Voices & CODEPINK

Contact Ally Hermes - [email protected] - for support in organizing a solidarity event in your city!

 

 

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Sunset Spectacular
E 47th St & 1st Ave , Nyc, NY 10017, United States,

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