Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day. We will celebrate the women who have never stopped fighting for equality and freedom in places like Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan.
Date: Saturday March 8, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm
Place: Lafayette Park, Washington DC (across the street from the White House)
Organizer: Mission Free Iran
Contact information: Maria Rohaly (email@example.com; (240) 812-9234)
3:00 Opening Statement: March 8: From its origins to today (Leila)
3:10 Reading of the poetry of Forough Farrokhzad (Sahar)
3:20 On women’s equality (Asghar & Ahmad Fatemi)
3:30 Singing of Marzieh Oskouei’s “I’m a Woman” (Latifeh)
3:40 Statement from Women’s Alliance for Change in Iran (Shirin Nariman)
3:50 Closing statement from Mission Free Iran (Maria Rohaly)
“Women’s freedom is neither Eastern nor Western – it is universal!”
— Iranian women in the March 8 1979 March against Mandatory Hijab, Tehran, Iran
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