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British Bengali women at a glance: Voyage from Hajot to Horizon

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Poplar Union

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Coordinated by an East-London based women's right campaigner and cultural activist Syeda Naznin Sultana Sikha, Nari Chetona will bring the success-stories, ideas, intellectual interpretation of feminism from South Asian perspective through insightful talks, haunting poetry, colourful dance and captivating music.

The session will feature talks on gender equality, by a UPF ambassador for peace and a political advisor Rohema Miah (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohema_Miah), the founder of Inspire Networks and a business leader Rabi Atiti, the co-founder and director of grassroots International human rights organisation RestlessBeings Rahima Begum (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahima_Begum) and an inspiring social justice campaigner Jasmin Chowdhury. This also includes a video presentastion of beautiful spoken-word performance along with a brief live talk by a talented young British Bangladeshi presenter and lawyer Nadia Ali (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadia_Ali_(broadcaster).

The event also will celebrate achievement of British Bengali women here in UKin literature, theatre, music, politics etc and will recoginise the phenomenal contribution of the two finest British Asian ladies Dr Renu Luthfa, a visionary author and a poet as well as Gouri Choudhury, a leading Bangladeshi versatile singer by offering Nari Chetona Award 2019.



Along with profound music, poetry and dance by prominent performers, the event also entails a photography exhibition of Pablo Khaled and Rona Bhattacharya on Tagore's idea of women empowerment through re-creating few characters of Tagore from his short story and real life.

All genders are welcome.

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