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‘MENA Youth: Navigating Gender Rights and Personal Freedoms in the 21st Century’

Basira invites you to attend an informative evening discussion with best- selling author, social activist and blogger, the Jordanian Fadi Zaghmout. Drawing inspiration from his first novel ‘The Bride of Amman’, he will tackle the delicate subject of MENA Youth and how they are navigating gender rights and personal freedoms in the 21st Century. He will also be joined in conversation with Shereen El Feki, the Egyptian-Welsh author of ‘Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World.’

Date: Friday 17 June, 2016

Time: Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start, until 9pm

Venue: The Mosaic Rooms, Tower House, 226 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0SW (nearest tube station Earl’s Court)

Tickets: £8 via Billetto or £10 on the door


Refreshments and Book Signing: Juice and snacks will be available for everyone after the discussion and copies of Zaghmout’s novel ‘The Bride of Amman’ will be on sale in both Arabica and English translation at a reduced price and with the author available for book signings.