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UK: Join 10th anniversary London conference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism on 25 November

Tuesday 16 October 2018, by siawi3

Source: One Law For All

Join 10th anniversary London conference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism on 25 November

16.10.18 - 20:17 (1 hour ago)

It’s One Law for All’s 10th anniversary soon.

What better way to celebrate successes and look to the future than an international conference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism with many of the leading figures in the fight for equal rights.

The conference will be held at a spectacular venue in central London on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, because so much of religious laws target and adversely affect women and minorities.

During the day-long event, distinguished speakers from over 20 countries and the Diaspora will discuss and debate Sharia, religious arbitration, the veil, gender segregation and the importance of secularism as a precondition for women’s and minority rights, amongst others.

For the first time in the UK, there will be a screening of “3 Seconds Divorce,†a documentary on the impact of triple- talaq on Indian Muslim women as well as performances by Atoosa Farahmand, LCP theatre and singer-songwriter Shelley Segal.

Tickets are selling fast for the conference so if you want to be part of this important event, get your tickets today. A ticket will give you access to the full conference, a scrumptious buffet lunch, refreshments, evening cocktails and appetizers and a chance to hear from an incredible array of activists and campaigners.

Get your tickets today!

More information on the conference is available on its website or by contacting Maryam Namazie or Sina Ahadi Pour, onelawforall

Conference sponsors include: Bread and Roses TV; Center for Inquiry; Centre for Secular Space; Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain; Culture Project; European Network of Migrant Women; Equal Rights Now; Fitnah; Freedom from Religion Foundation; National Secular Society; One Law for All; Southall Black Sisters; and Secularism is a Women’s Issue.



Confirmed Speakers (Biographies):

Afsana Lachaux, Women’s Rights Activist
Ahlam Akram, Founder of Basira
Anna Zobnina, Strategy and Policy Coordinator at the European Network of Migrant Women
Annie Laurie-Gaylor, Co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation
Atoosa Farahmand, Performance Artist
Beatrix Campbell, Writer, Journalist, Broadcaster and Playwright
Bonya Ahmed, Activist, Writer, Blogger at Mukto-Mona
Caroline Criado Perez, Writer, Campaigner and Consultant
Cinzia Sciuto, Journalist
Diana Nammi, Founder and Executive Director of Iranian Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation
Eve Sacks, Trustee of Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance UK
Fariborz Pooya, Bread and Roses TV Producer
Gita Sahgal, Founder and Director of Centre for Secular Space
Homa Arjomand, International Coordinator for One Secular School System
Houzan Mahmoud, Co-founder of Culture Project
Ibtissame Betty Lachgar, Feminist, Human Rights Activist
Inna Shevchenko, FEMEN Leader
Ismail Mohamed, Founder of Black Ducks TV Show
Julia Alimova, Co-Coordinator, Eve’s Ribs
LCP Dance Theatre
Mahshad Afshar, Filmmaker and Visual Artist
Maryam Namazie, Co-Spokesperson for One Law for All, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Fitnah
Marieme Helie Lucas, Algerian Sociologist and Founder of Secularism is a Women’s Issue
Mohamed Hisham, Activist
Nadia El Fani, Tunisian film-maker
Nasreen Rehman, Women’s Rights Campaigner
Nina Sankari, Polish Feminist and Secularist
Peter Tatchell, Human Rights Campaigner
Pragna Patel, Founder and Director of the Southall Black Sisters
Rahila Gupta, Writer and Journalist
Rumana Hashem, Women’s Rights Activist
Sadia Hameed, Spokesperson of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain
Sadikur Rahman, Solicitor and National Secular Society Council Member
Shelley Segal, Singer and Songwriter
Stasa Zajovic, Co-Founder of Women in Black Belgrade
Victoria Gugenheim, Body Artist
Yasmin Rehman, Women’s Rights Campaigner