Boujdour hosts works of Fourth International Symposium on Women and Resistance

Wilaya of Boujdour, 2 April 2016 (SPS) – The Wilaya of Boujdour, Sahrawi refugee camps, will host two-day works of the Fourth International Symposium on Women and Resistance under the theme “The forgotten plight of the Sahrawi women,” in the presence of delegations of foreign women, announced Saturday  to the National Union of Sahrawi Women. 

According to organizers, the Symposium will be opened Saturday, with a sit-in in solidarity with "Gdim Izik" prisoners who are engaged in a hunger strike for almost a month, followed by a welcome speech by the National Union of Sahrawi Women, as well as speech by the Sahrawi authorities.

The Symposium will also witness, according to the same source, speeches by the participating foreign delegations, in addition to presentation of experiences of women in resistance in South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Mozambique, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Cuba and Zambia. (SPS)

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