Afghanistan is once again the victim of international politics as the American-backed regime toppled on August 15 and the Taliban have assumed power. This lecture will look at the repeated pattern of violence and destruction that has been Afghanistan’s lot in the past 30 years, and the situation in the country now. You will hear from Beacon of Hope, a Canadian-based NGO that has been providing educational resources for children in Afghanistan, as well as the perspectives of two Afghan women working in Canada to assist Afghan families reunite and build there lives again. Lastly, there will be a discussion about local campaigns and resources and where everyone can help out.
The speakers and the host of this event are all Afghan-Canadian. They will help us grasp a better understanding of what is happening in Afghanistan, and how countries, organizations and individuals are responding.
We will spend some time discussing how BC can welcome Afghan refugees and what role you can play.
Date: Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
Time: 7:oopm Pacific
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