Chandigarh

CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA AND CHANDIGARH PRESS CLUB TO HOST DR. SHEEMA KHAN

October 29, 2017 03:15 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The Consulate General of Canada in collaboration with the Chandigarh Press Club organising ‘Women’s Rights in a Contested Age’, a conversation with Canada’s Dr. Sheema Khan. Her talk will be followed by an open house in Chandigarh Press Club on October 31 at 2.30 PM.

Dr. Khan, a chemist by profession, is a woman of Indian origin who has been living in Canada since 1965. She has been writing about feminism and Islam, multiculturalism and human rights for almost two decades; in particular, she has had a monthly column with Canada’s leading national newspaper since 2002. She has spoken extensively on issues of security, civil rights, and Muslim cultural practice. She holds a PhD from Harvard University in chemical physics, along with numerous patents on drug delivery technology.

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