The UWaterloo 16 Days planning committee
acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory
of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg, and
Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of
Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract,
the land promised to the Six Nations that includes
ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.
Wazhma Frogh is a human rights lawyer, peacemaker, and women’s rights activist from Afghanistan. She has recently moved to KW from Afghanistan.
In this Tea-and-Talk, Frogh will discuss her experiences challenging gender-based violence in Afghanistan. Among her work, Wazhma has highlighted the role women play in preventing extremism and violence, improved the situation of women working in security forces, and prosecuted perpetrators of sexual abuse and violence.
A free lunch will be served at this event.
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1