“made with courage under hostile conditions…the film celebrates the bravery of Maria and her no-less impressive family” The Hollywood Reporter Maria Toorpakai is a top-raking squash player who defiantly refuses to be held down by oppressive gender norms. In her home region of Waziristan, girls are forbidden to attend school, listen to music, or walk […]

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This event will explore how women can collaborate and contribute to ensuring that their needs are met and their voices heard in the context of all conflict, including the experience of women refugees from conflict-affected countries. Learning from and sharing with each other to enable diaspora and local women to share visions and practical solutions. […]

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