LGBT civil liberties in Russia and Nigeria

  • Date and time: Tuesday 12 November 2013, 6.00pm
  • Location: The Glasshouse, Langwith College
  • Admission: is free and open to all. No ticket required.

Event details

Langwith College International Action week

Paul Johnson - Anniversary Reader in Sociology - 'Legal Homophobia in Russia'

Paul's talk will examine the regional and federal laws that have been enacted to regulate the 'propaganda' of 'homosexual' or 'non-traditional sexual relationships' to minors, and how the European Convention on Human Rights provides a means to challenge the existence of these laws.

Stephen Chukwumah - Human Rights Defender in the Centre for Applied Human Rights

Stephen is an international youth activist, sexual health and human rights activist and a social/development worker. He has worked with the European Union and high commissions in Nigeria on human rights and other issues affecting young people. He will be talking about his work in promoting equality and sexual health in Nigeria.

Directions to the Glasshouse can be found here:

http://www.york.ac.uk/colleges/langwith/map/

For more information please contact Jonathan Exon (jonathan.exon@york.ac.uk/01904 32 3414)

Paul Johnson and Stephen Chukwumah