Scenes of a function organized by RAWA at Peshawar to celebrate International Women's Day
March 8,2000

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Hundereds of people particapated at the function
Hundreds women and men participated at the function

Hundereds of people particapated at the function
Many women came to the function from remote cities of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

a view of the function

Patriotic songs
Children singing patriotic songs at the function which were appreciated
by the participants

Large number of journalists
A large number of journalist were present at the event.

Afrasiab Khattak
Mr Afrasib Khattak Chairperson of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and a well-known Pakistani political activist addresses the function.

RAWA literature for sell at a corner of the hall
RAWA literature for sell at a corner of the hall. Almost all the publications were sold.

Asma Jehangir
Asma Jahangir, Senior Advocate, UN rapporteur and world known women's rights activist delivers her speech.

Air Marshal (R) Asghar Khan
Air Marshal (R) Asghar Khan, leader of Tahreek-e-Isteqlal Pakistan delivers speech.

Qaisar Khan
Qaisar Khan Information secretary of Pakhtonkhwa Qawmi Party (PQP)

Afzal Khamosh
Afzal Khamosh General secretary of Communist Mazdor Kissan Party (CMKP)

Scene of a play presented at the function
Scene of a theatric performance reflecting the brutalities of Taliban
which was presented at the function
(more photos of the play)

[A report from the function] [Home Page] [Reflection in the Pakistani press]
Resolution of RAWA on March 8: [English] [Persian]
[A number of solidarity messages to RAWA on International Women's Day]
[Movie clips]