Invitation: The Colonial Legacies of Anti-LGBTIQ+ Rights in African States

Posted on June 08, 2022

The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) and the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS, and Gender (CSA&G) at the University Pretoria together with the Center for Gender Studies and Feminist Futures (CGS) and the Center for Conflict Studies (CCS) at the Philipps-University Marburg cordially invite you the third edition of the Pretoria-Marburg Queer Conversations on the Colonial Legacies of Anti-LGBTIQ+ Rights in African States.

Date: 09 June 2021
Time:12:00 - 13:30 (SAST) / 12:00  - 13:30 (CET)
Venue: Zoom(Online)

Register online (Zoom)

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Moderator

  • Dr Mariel Reiss

Panellist

  • Dr Adrian Jjuuko
    Executive director

    Adrian Jjuuko is a Ugandan human rights lawyer and advocate. He is the Executive Director of the HumanRights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF). HRAPF provides legal aid services to LGBTIQ+persons and engages the Police and the Judiciary on LGBTIQ+ rights within a largely hostile legal environment. He earned his LLD at the University of Pretoria.
     
  • Monica Tabengwa 
    Policy Specialist: Inclusive Governance Initiative, UnitedNations Development Programme
    Monica Tabengwa is a lawyer and human rights advocate from Botswana. She has worked for Pan-Monica Tabengwa is a lawyer and human rights advocate from Botswana. She has worked for Pan-Africa ILGA, Human Rights Watch, and HIVOS specialising in LGBTIQ+ issues in Africa. Tabengwa holds an LLM from the University of Pretoria.

This event is coordinated by the Center for Conflict Studies and the Center for Gender Studies and Feminist Futures at the Philipps-University Marburg.


For more information, please contact:

Dr Ayodele Sogunro
Project Manager: SOGIESC Unit
Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 3151
Fax: +27 (0) 86 580 5743
[email protected]

Thiruna Niadoo
Associate: SOGIESC Unit | Communications and Advocacy
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3151
Fax: +27 (0) 86 580 5743
[email protected]
- Author Centre for Human Rights
Published by Simphiwe Khumalo

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