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Join Chair Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine and panellists to talk about freedom, femininity and faith for Muslim women, featuring journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown who advocates and reclaims female human rights and freedoms in her book Refusing the Veil. They are joined by Smina Akhtar, Director of Amina, the Muslim Women’s Resource Centre.

Book signing – Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will be signing copies of Refusing the Veil in the Garden Lobby immediately after the debate.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a Ugandan-born British journalist and author, who describes herself as a 'leftie liberal, anti-racist, feminist, Muslim, part-Pakistani, and... a very responsible person'. Currently a regular columnist for The Independentand the London Eveninig Standard, she is a well-known commentator on issues relating to immigration, diversity and multiculturalism. Yasmin most recent publication is Refusing the Veil.
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