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Fariba Nawa Drugs and Sex Trafficking: How the Two Intersect in Afghanistan

Tue, Oct 22, 12:00 pm
International Programs Building, 201 N Indiana Ave at 6th St

Global Studies Positioning Series

Drugs and Sex Trafficking:

How the Two Intersect in Afghanistan

Speaker:       Ms. Fariba Nawa

When:           Tuesday October 22, 2013; 12:00-1:00 PM

Where:        International Programs Building, 201 N Indiana Ave at 6th St

Notes:           Discussion-focused; bring your lunch; cookies provided

Please join us for a discussion with writer Ms. Fariba Nawa, an Afghan American freelance journalist located in San Francisco.   She is the author of Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman’s Journey Through Afghanistan.  For 15-20 minutes, she will talk on “Drugs and Sex Trafficking: How the Two Intersect in Afghanistan,” as well as the consequences of the drug trade for Afghan women and how they have learned to cope.  The discussion that follows will focus on how Ms. Nawa encourages audiences, including students, to understand and analyze the global nature of human trafficking.  This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Sponsored by:

Asian Culture Center

Center for the Study of Global Change

Department of International Studies

Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center

The Horizon of Knowledge Lecture Series

School of Journalism

Many Faces of Human Trafficking, Faculty Study Group

www.indiana.edu/~traffick

For more information, please contact:Deb Hutton, huttond@iu.edu