UN Women Committee Selects ATDT for Book Reading

UN Book Reading (Credit: unwomen-unsc.org)

UN Book Reading (Credit: unwomen-unsc.org)

The Gulf Coast Chapter Book Club will read from Nafisa Hoodbhoy’s book `Aboard the Democracy Train,’ in Sarasota, Florida on Nov. 4, 2013, The book reading will include comments taken from the author, including hopeful signs of change such as greater access to schools and the internet by girls and women in Pakistan.

The Gulf Coast Chapter Book Club focuses on reading books about women in developing countries and also serves as an educational, as well as literary and enjoyable monthly forum. The book club meets every second Monday at the Sarasota North County Library from 2:30-4:00. All members are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Leita Kaldi Davis at lkaldi@hotmail.com

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