Taraneh Salke To Speak on Womens’ Issues in Afghanistan
A Rare Opportunity to Hear First Hand Accounts of How Women
are Dealing with Issues Many Take for Granted in the US
After her 17th trip to Afghanistan, working under the radar of the Taliban, International Women’s Health Care advocate Taraneh Salke will bring shocking and enlightening true life stories and pictures of her life in the villages of Afghanistan, Iran and Sierra Leon (West Africa).
Salke is the founder and executive director of Family Health Alliance (FHA), a female-led nonprofit, nonpolitical organization focused on the reproductive health and rights of women in countries with few, if any, resources. Salke is a frequent lecturer at UCLA and California State University at Northridge.
The space is limited. A Thanksgiving lunch will be served – cost $20 members, $25 nonmembers. $10 and $15 is tax deductible and will be donated to the health organization for medical supplies.
The event is hosted by Arcadia Woman’s Club at 324 S. First Ave. on November 3, at 11 a.m.. For reservations, send Checks to P.O. Box 661675, Arcadia, CA 91066. For more information, call Floretta Lauber, (626) 355-6945.