Unveiled with Yasmine Mohammed (Toronto)
Yasmine Mohammed will be in Toronto in an intimate conversion setting to discusses her life growing up Muslim in the West. Some of the topics she will discuss are:
• Fundamentalist Islam and children
• Forced marriage
• Being married to an Al Qaeda operative
• Surviving abuse
• Failure of Western institutions to protect children in minority communities
• Forced hijab
• Feminism in the Muslim world
About the Author:
Yasmine Mohammed is a Canadian human rights activist who advocates for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries, as well as those who struggle under religious fundamentalism.
She has spoken in Canadian parliament on M103 and ‘Islamophobia’ and has been featured in many mainstream media publications such as: CNN, CBC, BBC, ABC Australia, Al Jazeera, New York Times and many others.She has spoken in Ivy League universities such as Harvard, Stanford, and Dartmouth and for many organizations including: The Freedom From Religion Foundation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation, Ayn Rand Institute, and Think Inc.
About the Event:
Yasmine will be talking about her new book, including a Q&A, on April 3rd at the Norther District Library - 40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto, ON M4R 1B9 . Easily accessible through public transit.
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Event start 7:00 p.m.
Q&A 7:50 p.m.
Book Signing 8:22 p.m
Limited tickets will be available at the door: $25 for General Admission and $20 for CFIC Members.
Books will be available for sale and signing after the event.
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