Law and Human Rights in Afghanistan: The Status of Women and Girls

Sep 16, 2015
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Katz Auditorium

Dr. Sam Richards (Director, World in Conversation) and Rafi Nadiri (Manager, Afghan Independent Bar Association)

This event will feature the screening of a short film, “To Kill a Sparrow,” followed by a discussion and question and answer session. The event aims to promote discussion of international law, human rights and the work of the Afghan Independent Bar Association which advocates and raises awareness for women’s rights in Afghanistan.

Rafi Nadiri, Manager at the Afghan Independent Bar Association, and Dr. Sam Richards, Director of Development at Penn State’s World in Conversation Center for Public Diplomacy will lead the discussion. Dr. Sophia McClennen, Director of the Center for Global Studies and Associate Director of the School of International Affairs will moderate the discussion.

For more information about the Afghan Independent Bar Association and their work visit their website at

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