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Disability Rights and Human Rights Issues: Human Rights in Africa

December 10, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:40 am

Join Ekanem and Francis from our HRAP 2020-21 cohort, and other grassroots leaders as they discuss their personal and professional experiences advocating for human rights and disability rights in Africa.

Zoom link: https://teacherscollege.zoom.us/j/91951814115

Panelists:
-Ekanem Itoro Effiong, UNAIDS Youth Leader for West and Central Africa, Nigeria, Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) 2020-21.
-Francis Bichnord Komla Asong, Executive Director, Voice of People with Disability (VOICE Ghana), Ghana, Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) 2020-21.
-Abu Bakarr Bangura, Country Representative of African Youth with Disabilities Network Founder & Director of National Disability Students Forum, Sierra Leone.
-Francess Issa Esq. Human Rights Lawyer Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Advocate, Sierra Leone. -Tania Fraser, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Advocate, People’s Alliance for Reproductive Health Advocacy (PARHA), Sierra Leone.
-David Obinna Anyaele, Executive Director, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), Nigeria.

To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu or 212-678-3854 video phone as early as possible.

Details

Date:
December 10, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:40 am
Event Category:

Venue

Zoom
https://zoom.us/ NY United States
Website:
https://zoom.us/

Organizer

Columbia University
Phone:
212-854-1754
Website:
http://www.columbia.edu/