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27 October 2017

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The Impact of Fundamentalism and Extremism on the Cultural Rights of Women: Time to Take a Stand

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27 Oct 2017

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02:18:42

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Original

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A discussion of the report presented by the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights. Speakers: - Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights. - Rafida Bonya Ahmed, author, human rights activists
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A discussion of the report presented by the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights.

Speakers:
- Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights.

- Rafida Bonya Ahmed, author, human rights activists and moderator at Mukto-mona blog; visiting research scholar at UT Austin; widow of Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy.

- Sheema Kermani, activist, theater practitioner and dancer; founder of Tehrik-E-Niswan in Karachi, Pakistan.

- Wanda Nowicka, Chair of Equality and Modernity Association; Honorary President of Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning.

- Cole Parke, LGBTQ and Gender Justice Researcher at Political Research Associates, USA
Wai Wai Nu, Director of Women Peace Network Arakan, Myanmar.

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