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International Conference on Womens Rights, Sharia Law and Secularlism

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  • 2011 March 12
  • University of London Union
  • The Venue, Malet Street, London WC1E
  • 1000-1900 (Registration begins at 10am for a 1030am start)

The one day conference marking International Women’s Day will discuss Religion’s Impact on Women’s Rights; Religion and Secularism and Religion and the Law.

Philosopher AC Grayling will give the keynote address

Speakers include: Helle Merete Brix (Journalist); Patty Debonitas (Iran Solidarity); Nadia Geerts (Rappel); Maria Hagberg (Network against Honour-related Violence); Anne-marie Lizin (Honorary Speaker of Belgian Senate); Maryam Namazie (One Law for All and Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain); Elizabeth O'Casey (National Secular Society); Yasmin Rehman (Women’s Rights Activist); Gita Sahgal (Women’s Rights Campaigner); Nina Sankari (European Feminist Initiative Poland); Sohaila Sharifi (Equal Rights Now); Annie Sugier (la ligue du Droit International des Femmes); Michele Vianes (Regard des Femmes); Anne Marie Waters (One Law for All); and others.

There will also be a showing of Ghazi Rabihavi’s play Stoning - ‘A very strong and powerful piece of work, beautifully constructed’ as described by Harold Pinter.

Entry fee: £10 individuals; £3 unwaged and students.

The Conference is sponsored by the International Committee against Stoning, Iran Solidarity, Equal Rights Now and One Law for All.

For more information and to pre-register, contact:

One Law for All
BM Box 2387
London WC1N 3XX, UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 7719166731
www.onelawforall.org.uk
onelawforall@gmail.com