ANU Circle for Gender Equity seminar: healthcare in Africa

Presenter/s: ANU Circle for Gender Equity

Event type: Public seminar

Event date: Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Event venue: Psychology Lecture Theatre G8, ANU

The ANU Circle for Gender Equity is proud to hold its second seminar for the semester with the discussion focusing on healthcare in Africa. This seminar will be promoting discussion on maternal and sexual health, access to healthcare and education and Female genital mutilation.

To facilitate this discussion there will be talks from:

Jacqueline Zwambila, former Zimbabwean ambassador to Australia. She is noted for her activism on women's rights and promotion of health and education.

Jane ArmstrongAspen Medical Australia Clinical Training Manager. She has ran Ebola training as well as specific training around doctors working in Africa. 

Khadija Gbla, now head of her own cultural consultancy firm, Khadija is a highly recognised activist and influential leader in raising awareness about Female genital mutilation. Her incredible TEDx Canberra video, which has now received over 700, 000 views on the TED website, will be shown.

Please join us for an informative evening. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to all members of the ANU and Canberra community.


Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute