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Iranian feminist activist and human rights lawyer Mehrangiz Kar to speak in San Jose on March 8


Iranian Federated Women's Club (I.F.W.C.) and Payvand Cultural School present Key note Speaker Ms. Mehrangiz Kar, the leading feminist activist and human rights lawyer.

"International Women's Day" - March, 8, 2007, San Jose, California

1) Domestic Violence & Cross Cultural Issues

Ms. Fariba Soroosh (moderator)

Panel members

Ms. Mehrangiz Kar (Co-sponsored by The Iranica Institute, Irvine California)
Leading feminist activist and human rights lawyer. See complete biography
Latest book: Crossing the Red Line, published by Mazda

Dr. Ashraf Zahedi, Ph.D., sociologist and an affiliated scholar....

Ms. Hatixha Gerbeshi from the Easter European Service Agency
Ms. Manna Teclemariam  is a social activist who works for a newly founded DV agency helping victims in the African immigrant community


2) Poetry and Piano


Ms. Lobat Vala
Ms. Homa Faravashi
Ms. Shaida Ostovar
Ms. Irene Whitesid


3) Music from Iran

Mohammad Ebrahimi , Mehran Ebrahimi 


4) Book signing

Ms. Mehrangiz Kar Crossing the Red Line

Dr. Persis Karim
Let Me Tell You Where I've Been:
New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora - Edited by Persis M. Karim
Foreword by Al Young, Published in May 2006

Ticket: $30.00
For ticket please see

Tickets will be available at Persian stores, and through the IFWC - Payvand members, as of February 5, 2007

72 North 5th StreetSan Jose, CA 95112

Registration and sign in: 6:30 p.m.
Program: 7:00 p.m.

For more information: & 408-381-4268
Proceeds from this event will be dedicated to help Domestic Violence victims
Tax ID Number: 501C-3: 91-1959402


... Payvand News - 3/2/07 ... --

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