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An evening with Eirliani A. Rahman – author, campaigner, polar adventurer

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

£5 – £10

Eirliani (known to her friends as Lin) is a former diplomat, who left the Singaporean Foreign Service to become a campaigner and advocate for children’s rights. She is also an editor and author (her book of true accounts by survivors of child sexual abuse, “Survivors: Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse,” is now in its third print run) and works beside Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, campaigning against child labour and trafficking. She is currently in training to achieve her dream of skiing 63 miles (101km) to the North Pole to raise the profile of these important children’s rights issues. When she succeeds, she will be the first Singaporean woman to do so.

Lin will be at Tribe Porty to share her incredible and inspirational life journey with you, highlighting what motivates her to continue the fight for children’s rights and the challenges she has faced in leaving her secure government job to become a campaigner. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and also some one-to-one time at the end of the event, should anyone wish to discuss any of the potentially sensitive issues which may arise.

Find out more about Lin’s work at the links below and prepare to be inspired!

A proportion of ticket sales from this event will be donated to Lin’s charity YAKIN (Youth, Adult survivors & Kin In Need but if you would like to make an additional donation you can do this online – www.yakin.org/NorthPole or in cash on the night.

Further information about Lin:

https://singaporemagazine.sif.org.sg/a-voice-for-the-voiceless

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/i-just-want-to-make-a-difference-singaporean-author-tells-9402038

The Road Not Taken

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5 – £10
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-with-eirliani-a-rahman-author-campaigner-polar-adventurer-tickets-78414324355

Organiser

Tribe Porty
Email:
more@tribeporty.org

Venue

The Works
Tribe Porty, 19 Windsor Place
Edinburgh, Scotland EH15 2AJ United Kingdom
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