Zoya’s Story

March 20, 2002

By John Follain and Rita Cristofari “A tale of struggle and suffering…from a courageous freedom fighter…Timely and sobering.” – Kirkus Reviews Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and endured more tragedy and terror than most people experience in a lifetime. Born in a land ravaged by war, she was robbed of her parentsRead More…

Berkeley rockers Green and Arin Simonian and Buffalo guitar poet Alison Pipitone star at a benefit concert for the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

A revolutionary Los Angeles contingent of Afghan women’s rights supporters plan to march in the annual Global Women’s Strike, Friday, March 8, 2002 in downtown LA.

A peace rally benefiting the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan will take place on March 12th at St. Andrew’s Hall in downtown Detroit.

The march, coordinated by the Green House Peace Project, will begin at 5 pm at the Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery.

On Sunday, March 3, lectures and a play will highlight Afghan women’s struggles for social equality and rights as Neesha Mirchandani of the Afghan Women’s Mission visits the city where modern democracy evolved.