Women in the Conflict Zone of Burundi
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 3:36pm Heraldgroton
All are welcome to hear Parfaite Ntahuba, Quaker Pastor from Burundi in East Africa, speak about her work for women in her native country; Monday, Octo- ber 7, 7-8:30 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1 Powderhouse Road, Groton.
Pastor Ntahuba coordinates the (Quaker) Friends Women’s Association (FWA), a project supported by the Friends Peace Teams that provides health services to women and their families who are affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as economic and social reintegration of women who have sur- vived gender-based violence. She is a leading advocate in her country on the relationship between violence against women and Burundi’s overall struggle for social justice, human rights and peace. Pastor Parfaite has a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the Hope Africa University.
The program is free and open to all. Event Co-Sponsored by the First Parish Prison Ministry working in the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP and coordinated through the Friends Peace Teams. Contact: Donna Nowak firstname.lastname@example.org
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