RAWA Marks the 15th Martyrdom Anniversary of Meena

On Feb.4, 2002 RAWA held a big function in Peshawar to commemorate the 15th martyrdom anniversary of its founding leader Meena. Hundreds of people mainly Afghan women and girls participated in function. Beside RAWA members some well-known Pakistani and Afghan personalities addressed the function.

I.A. Rehman, executive director of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Saleema Hashimi, a well-known activist of women’s rights in Pakistan.

Sheema Kirmani a noted Pakistani classical dancer and women's rights activist performed a piece of theatric dance.

Feryal Ali Gauhar, well-known Pakistani TV actress delivered a thoughtful speech in the function.
Feryal Ali Gauhar, well-known Pakistani TV actress

Mahboba Jabari one of the first women in Afghanistan’s theater and film.

Merman Parvin (3rd from right) the first woman singer in Afghanistan.

Students of RAWA schools presented some patriotic songs which were warmly received.

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