Over the past few years PEN Melbourne has organised events in collaboration with WISA (Women’s International Solidarity Australia) in support of Malalai Joya.

Melbourne Pen, April 3, 2012

Malalai Joya's book WISA is again hosting a fundraising dinner for Joya in her upcoming visit to Australia on Thursday April12

WISA fundraising dinner with special guest Malalai Joya

Women’s International Solidarity Australia (WISA) welcomes back Malalai Joya for dinner and a discussion to launch WISA’s 2012 Featured Events Series.

Kicking off the series is human rights activist and former Afghan MP Malalai Joya was a featured guest at WISA’s 2010 launch and we welcome her back again in this fundraising dinner. All funds raised will help Joya to continue in her work for human rights and gender justice in Afghanistan.

Join us for an evening of delicious food, warm conversation and an insight into Malalai Joya’s incredible work for the people of Afghanistan.

When: Thursday April 12, 6.30pm – 10.00pm

Where: Gurkhas Kitchen, 167 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy

What: Three course Nepalese banquet, vegetarian option available. BYO, no corkage, or alcohol can be purchased on the night.