Afghan Women On The Move Presents The Kabul Peace House book talk

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STARTTS Auburn

Room 3 and 4, Level 1, 44-50 Auburn Road

Auburn, NSW 2144

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Afghan Women On The Move and STARTTS hosts author Mark Isaacs to talk about his latest book The Kabul Peace House.

The Kabul Peace House

Refugee advocate, activist and acclaimed author Mark Isaacs takes us inside a remarkable and unlikely peace project established in one of the most war-torn, violent countries in the world, Afghanistan. After decades of war, few Afghans remember what it is like to live in peace, and many have never known a time without war. Yet, a group of Afghan youth, male and female, have come together – led by the charismatic and idealistic Insaan – to form a model community, a microcosm of how a new Afghanistan could be: a place of peaceful coexistence, a nation without violence and war that embraces the values of peace and humanity.

Mark takes us on a journey to the streets of Kabul, where day-to-day life involves terror and extreme danger, and lives alongside these inspirational and courageous young people in 'The Community’. Mark reveals their personal stories of trauma and loss that ultimately lead them to defy the risks and stand up to demand peace, a seemingly impossible dream. He witnesses their acts of non-violent protest, their small steps in making life better, their setbacks and struggles, but mostly their bravery and hope for a future that shines with peace.

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Books will be available for purchase on the night for $30. Proceeds from the book sales on the night will be donated to an Afghan Winter Appeal. You can also purchase copies in advance from Mark Isaacs' website.


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