In support of Education International’s Unite for Quality Education campaign and Amnesty International’s campaign for women’s rights in Afghanistan, the NUT and AIUK are holding an event for World Teachers’ Day, focusing on keeping teaching and learning environments safe for women and girls.
Wednesday 1 October 6-9pm
The Human Rights Action Centre
17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
Keynote Speaker: Parwin Wafa, an Afghan headteacher who has been threatened and suffered the kidnapping and brutal murder of her son after she opened a school for girls in eastern Afghanistan. Other speakers are Kate Allen, director of Amnesty International UK, Christine Blower, general.secretary of the NUT, and Craig McVicar, Quintin Kynaston School, London.
A panel discussion and Q&A will be followed by an informal reception with refreshments, stalls from Afghan, teaching and human rights organisations, and an action centre where you can show solidarity with Afghan women.
Support workers’ rights, and unite for quality education.
This is a free event. Please book online at http://www.2014wtd.eventbrite.co.uk/