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Women's Voices Changing the Middle East

  • Nobel Peace Center Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1 0250 Oslo, Oslo Norway (map)

The evening before International Women’s Day, March 7th, some of the most prominent women’s rights advocates in the Middle East will visit Oslo and the Nobel Peace Center. They will share their personal stories of activism, perseverance and resilience and discuss how women’s voices can change the Middle East.

Zaina Erhaim: Syrian journalist and director who trained hundreds of citizen journalists to expose the human cost of the war in Syria.

Yasmin El Nadheri: Yemeni regional development expert and the secretary general of Peace Track, working on global development at a local level.

Azadeh Pourzand: Iranian human rights expert and daughter of the celebrated Iranian women’s rights leader, Mehrangiz Kar.

The event is a cooperation between the Oslo Women's Rights Initiative, the Nobel Peace Center and Civita. It is sponsored by Stiftelsen Fritt Ord.

The event is free of charge and open to the public.

Earlier Event: February 26
Oslo Freedom Forum Mexico City
Later Event: March 8
2019 Workshop