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Eva Sajoo

Eva Sajoo is a Research Associate with the Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures at Simon Fraser University.  She is interested in the treatment of women in political transitions, particularly in Afghanistan.  She is also a member of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan.


Feb 11th, 2013
The past few weeks have seen the shooting of polio vaccinators in Pakistan and Nigeria, the attempted destruction of the ancient library of Timbuktu in Mali, and yet more civilian deaths from...
Nov 1st, 2012
Yves Engler, author of several books on climate change and foreign policy, is on a cross country tour to launch his latest book The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy.  He argues...
Oct 6th, 2012
There's no such thing as a generic 'Muslim woman', and many don't view Islam as one of their problems, says anthropologist Lila Abu-Lughod.
Jul 21st, 2012
A searingly brave filmmaker shares her thoughts on women's rights, social change in Afghanistan through media, and the big difference between a burqa and hijab.
Jun 29th, 2012
Should the winner of a Pulitzer Prize and the US National Book Award turn down an offer to translate her work so that it can reach new audiences? CBC journalist Neil Macdonald’s answer is...
May 25th, 2012
Canada has made a huge contribution to Afghanistan and can continue to do more, says Conservative MP Chris Alexander.
May 8th, 2012
Professor Ilan Pappé continues the Israeli-Palestinian discussion at the Vancouver Public Library on May 5.
Mar 28th, 2012
Karen Armstrong, an internationally renowned British author and commentator on religion, will be hosted by the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue from March 19 - 30 to hold a city-wide...
Jan 31st, 2012
Pundits have blamed Islam for the honour killings of the Shafia girls, but discrimination against women is the real problem -- and it's not limited to Muslims.
Nov 25th, 2011
How much does where we live affect who we are?
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