Item I5 - Global conversations with Sally Armstrong: Interview with Malalai Joya

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Global conversations with Sally Armstrong: Interview with Malalai Joya

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International Women's Rights Project (IWRP), Interviewee: Malalai Joya, Interviewer: Sally Armstrong

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CA ON0034 10-187-F2-I5

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  • 2006 (Creation)

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1 moving image (mp4): col., 8 min., 52 sec.

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This video documents an interview with Malalai Joya, a member of parliament in Afghanistan. The interview was conducted by Sally Armstrong at the Canadian Forum on Women’s Activism in Constitutional and Democratic Reform on February 14th, 2006, Parliament Hill, Ottawa. The description for the video on the website reads: "Malalai Joya has been called the ‘woman who will not be silenced’ while she exposes the dangerous and difficult situation for the Afghan people." In 2003, Malalai spoke out publicly against warlords in Afghanistan while serving as an elected delegate to the Loya Jirga, the assembly convened to ratify Afghanistan's constitution. In 2005, Malalai became one of 68 women elected to the 249-seat National Assembly known as the Wolesi Jirga. The video is supplementary interview material for the documentary film Constitute!. is a project of the International Women’s Rights Project (IWRP), University of Victoria.

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Donor Susan Bazilli in accession in ACC-2020-14


Files were acquired from the donor's Vimeo account, or through email.

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ACC-2020-14-01 package in Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC)

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All rights remain with the University of Ottawa Library Archives and Special Collections. Contact Archives and Special Collections for copyright permissions. International Women's Rights Project (IWRP), director Susan Bazilli.

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