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The Australian National University

The intersections of gender and disability

Presenter: Jeanette Purkis, author and advocate for Autistic people; Dr Helen Watchirs, President and Human Rights Commissioner of the ACT Human Rights Commission
Event date: 
6–8pm 21 September 2016
Venue: The Allan Barton Forum, College of Business and Economics, ANU

This fascinating panel discussion, hosted by The ANU Circle for Gender Equity, explores the intersections of gender and disability. Confirmed speakers for this event are Jeanette Purkis, an author, public servant and advocate for Autistic people, and Dr Helen Watchirs, The President and Human Rights Commissioner of the ACT Human Rights Commission. 

The ANUCGE is a student group promoting critical discussion and awareness regarding gender in different cultural contexts. You can find out more about the group and their events on their Facebook page.

This event is supported by the ANU Gender Institute.