Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Women's Rights are Human Rights

This Saturday 10th December is UN Human Rights Day and Women Activists for Social Justice are celebrating the women throughout the world who organise in creative ways to oppose the many forms of violence perpetrated against them

Saturday 10th December
2-5pm
Unison building
Clarendon St, Derry

Speakers will include -

Patricia Campbell - Amnesty International Belfast
working to ensure women's voices are heard in the new democracy in Egypt and that women's rights aren't traded for security in Afghanistan

Roberta Bacik - Chilean activist
     using quilt making to tell the stories of  women combating violence 

Donna Mc Feely - Youth Action Derry
using comics and drama in the campaign opposing violence against women.

The talk is free. Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

Women Activists for Social Justice is a network of women in Derry and Donegal concerned about social justice and the future of feminism in Ireland. We are not funded by any statutory organisation and are non party political. (image is of recent mural unveiled at Free Derry Corner by WASJ as part of the 16 days of Activism Against Violence Against Women)