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International Women's Day Panel with Thabitha Khumalo

Friday 8 March 2019, 10.00AM to 12 noon

Speaker(s): Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP, Dr Alice Nah, Prosper Tiringindi and Wanjeri Nderu

Together with Unite the union CAHR is honoured to host a panel discussion with Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP for the movement of democratic change in Zimbabwe; Dr Alice Nah from the Centre for Applied Human Rights; and two of CAHR's visiting human rights defenders, Prosper Tiringindi (Zimbabwe) and Wanjeri Nderu (Kenya). The discussion will focus on women and human rights.

Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP was a trade union official in Zimbabwe and is a founder member of the Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change. Thabitha is a champion on the rights of children and women as well as all those in society who are disadvantaged. Thabitha was instrumental in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Advisory Group on HIV and AIDS and maternal, new-born and child health. Thabitha has previously visited the UK, campaigning with women across the trade union movement for period dignity. Thabitha's TED talk is available here.

Location: LMB/030&031, Law and Management Building, Heslington East Campus, University of York, YO10 5GD.

Admission: Free