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  • Date and time: Friday 8 March 2019, 10am to 12pm
  • Location: LMB/030 and 031, Law and Management Building, Campus East, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to Open to all
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Unite the union and the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York are honoured to host a panel discussion with Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP for the movement of democratic change in Zimbabwe; Prosper Tiringindi, a Human Rights Defender from Zimbabwe who campaigns for economic, social and civil rights and transparency and accountability in local government; as well as other guests to be announced. The discussion will focus on women and human rights. The panel will now be joined by Rachael Maskell MP.  

This is a really exciting opportunity for Unite Reps, members and anyone with an interest in global human rights.

Thabitha Khumalo

Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP for the movement of democratic change in Zimbabwe. Thabitha 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. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbxekyQEcL4

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hearing loop