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NEITHER MORALITY NOR THE STRUGGLE FOR SOVEREIGNTY IS REDUCIBLE TO HOW ONE WEARS A HIJAB – AF3IRM

Contact: Connie Huynh, Chairperson, [email protected]

NATIONAL:   AF3IRM salutes the women in particular and all who continue to protest in Iran, despite intense state repression and violence by the Basij Forces. AF3IRM believes that no religious interpretation should be a cause for a woman’s death, more so of people’s death, and that the struggle … Continue Reading ››

Women Never Back Down

Following German activist and women's rights advocate Clara Zetkin's call to establish a special women's day at the 1910 Conference of Working Women held in Copenhagen, International Women's Day was celebrated across Europe the following year in March.  On March 8, 1917, thousands of Russian women marched on the streets of Petrograd and demanded the end of World … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Declares October 5 as International Day of No Sexploitation

Connie Huynh, National Chairperson [email protected]
Valeria Espinosa, National Programme Coordinator [email protected]

Since 2002, October 5th has been observed yearly as International Day of No Prostitution. Started in Australia and the United States, it is now observed across the globe not only as a day of remembrance for women who have lost their lives in the sex trade, … Continue Reading ››