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MEDIA ADVISORY
 

A First-Person Progress Report on
Women In Afghanistan
From Fahima Vorgetts

Theater Arts Arena, Montgomery College Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street, Rockville
(Just West of MD 355)

Wednesday, April 16
7-9 p.m.

Presented by:
The Montgomery College Women’s Studies Program &
The Montgomery County National Organization for Women

Fahima Vorgetts attracted international coverage when she spoke out last October at Montgomery College on the Taliban’s treatment of women. Now Vorgetts, an activist with the Revolutionary Association of Women in Afghanistan, has returned from a five-week trip there and reports on conditions since the U.S.-led bombing and the defeat of the Taliban. Ms. Vorgetts will be available to take media questions before and after the presentation.

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