Events: International Heroines Exhibition Launch, 02/07/09

29Jun09

Date: 02 July 2009
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Glasgow Women’s Library, 81 Parnie Street

Further Information and Booking: info@womenslibrary.org.uk

The Glasgow Women’s Library have partnered with Amnesty International to bring their International Heroines Exhibition to the library.

Eight remarkable women from around the world are profiled in this celebration of freedom of expression and the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Each has dared to speak out against human rights abuses in the face of repression and they are presented here as an inspiration to us all.

The launch of the exhibition sees the well known local writer A L Kennedy perform readings from eight women who dared to speak out against human rights abuses and are profiled in this celebration of freedom of expression.

The featured women: Anna Politkovskaya, Lydia Cacho, Anushka Anastasia Solomon, Shirin Ebadi, Arundhati Roy, Wangari Maathai, Aung San Suu Kyi and Woeser.

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