Photos - Public Forum on Nepal and Philippines

The March 8th Coordination and Action Committee of Women of Diverse Origins in Montreal held a sucessful public forum on the Philippines and Nepal on November 11, 2007 at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre. Speakers included Sarwat Viqar of the Centre for Philippine Concerns, Sharhzad Arshadi from the Iranian Women's Association of Montreal, and Evelyn Calugay and Thelma Castro from PINAY, a Filipino women's group in Montreal.

To view more photos of this event, please click onto our CAP-CPC Flickr account.


Public Forum on women in Philippines and Nepal

CAP-CPC member, Sarwat Viqar, will join a panel of speakers that will report back on the Women's International Solidarity Affair in the Philippines (WISAP) hosted every 2 years by Gabriela - a national alliance of militant Philippine women's organizations. The event is organized by the March 8th Coordination and Action Committee of Women of Diverse Origins and will also feature another speaker on the situation in Nepal.

The activity will take place on Sunday, November 11 at 2pm at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre on 394 de Maisonneuve (metro Place-des-Arts).

The CAP-CPC Women's committee is an active member of the March 8th Coordination and Action Committee in Montreal.


« Le comité d'action et de coordination des femmes
de diverses origines pour le 8 mars» présente

Les Philippines et le Népal: deux expériences

1- Sarwat Viqar, une participante à la conférence internationale des femmes aux Philippines en août 2007 (le WISAP) partagera son expérience.

2- Une photographe montréalaise fera un rapport de son voyage au Népal avec projection de photos

Date: 11 novembre 2007 à 14h00
Lieu: Centre Culturel Simon Bolivar, 394 de Maisonneuve (à l'ouest du métro Place-des-Arts)