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Program of the 2nd Feminist Forum Announced

Friday, March 15, 2013
Program of the 2nd International Feminist Forum has been announced.
 
Kaos GL’s International Feminist Forum will take place on 16-17 March with the participation of feminists from 14 different countries and Turkey.
 
The forum will be open for everyone and held in Ahmet Taner Kışlalı Conference Hall in Cebeci Campus of Ankara University.
 
Women’s organizations from Serbia, Albania, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon and Egypt as well as Turkey will be in the forum.
 
Moreover, women from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia and Palestine who came to Ankara for “Regional Network against Homophobia” will contribute to the Feminist Forum.
 
Trade unionist from TIE-Netherlands and AbvaKabo FNV of the Netherlands will join the forum as well.
 
International Feminist Forum
March 16-17, 2013
 
Place: Ankara University, Cebeci Campus, Ahmet Taner Kışlalı Conference Room
 
16 March, Saturday
12:00 – 13:30 / Anti-War Feminist Forum
Lepa Mladjenovic, Serbia
“Sisterhood in us - Feminist lesbians together against militarism and nationalism”
Yüksel Mutlu, Deputy Co-Chairperson of Peace and Democracy Party (BDP)
 
14:00 – 15:30 / Lesbian Feminist Forum
Moderator: Nevin Öztop, Kaos GL
Khouloud Mahdhaoui, Arken for Minorities, Tunisia
Xheni Karaj, Alliance Against Discrimination of LGBT, Albania
Ihcene Menous, Abu Nawas, Algeria
Biljana Stankovic, Novi Sad Lesbian Organization, Serbia
 
16:00 – 17:30 / Labour Forum  
Moderator: Leman Kiraz
Oya Aydın, Kaos GL Lawyer
Necla Akgökçe, Petrol-İş Women’s Magazine
Gülay Toksöz, Ankara University Labour Economics and Industrial Relations Department
Lili Brouwer, LGBT activist Group of AbvaKabo, the Netherlands
 
17 March, Sunday
14:00 – 15:30 / International Alliance Forum
Moderator: Simten Coşar
Kholoud Bidak, Nazra for Feminist Studies, Egypt
Hiba Abbani, KAFA (Enough) Violence & Exploitation, Lebanon
Maha Youssef, Bedayaa LGBT Organization, Egypt
 
16:00 – 17:30 / Alliance Forum
Moderator: İlknur Üstün
Ayşe Gökkan, Nusaybin Municipality
Alev Özkazanç, Ankara Üniversitesi, Women’s Studies Department
Zozan Özgökçe, Van Women’s Association
Gülnur Elçik, Solidarity with Women Foundation 
 

Photograph: Mersin LGBT 

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