Mehreen Faruqi hosted International Women's Day Breakfast in Sydney
(Exclusive Coverage to Sada-e-Watan by; Rukhshanda Zaman)
On Fri 6th Mar 2020, Greens Senator Dr Mehreen Faruqi hosted her sixth annual International Women's Day Breakfast at the Tea Room, Queen Victoria Building Sydney city. Dr Mehreen Faruqi is Greens Senator for NSW. Senator Faruqi is spokesperson on Animal Welfare, Housing and Education.
This series of breakfast has become renowned for an
honest and radical discussion about gender and race. The breakfast privileges
the voices of women of colour.
Past speakers have included Nakkiah Lui, Roanna Gonsalves, Randa Abdel-Fattah, and Nayuka Gorrie.
This year lawyer and social justice campaigner Diana Sayed, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights, and Celeste Liddle, union organiser, social commentator, freelance writer and noted activist were the speakers.
The scrumptious breakfast served was high tea and diverse women from all around Sydney attended the event. The breakfast was including pastries and a hot vegetarian breakfast (including eggs and dairy) with hot and cold beverages.
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