Speaker Series and Human Rights Keynote: Lessons from the Africa Campaign to End Child Marriage

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda
Event Start Date: March 08, 2018 - 12:30 p.m.
Event End Date: March 08, 2018 - 1:45 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540

Securing Rights & Unleashing the Potential of African Women and Girls: Lessons from the Africa Campaign to End Child Marriage

Speaker

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda
Chief Executive for Rozaria Memorial Trust
African Union’s Goodwill Ambassador for the Campaign to End Child Marriage

About the Speaker

Originally from Zimbabwe, Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda has, over two decades, been working on issues of women and children’s human rights, with a special focus on crisis countries. Active in the women’s movement, she has more specifically focused on issues of violence against women, peace with justice, property rights, sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV and AIDS.

Part of the Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights's Spring 2018 Speaker Series, this is also the UMass Boston Human Rights Minor spring keynote address. The Human Rights Minor at UMass Boston is an interdisciplinary program of study, open to students from all disciplines. 

Sponsors

Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights
Graduate Consortium in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality
Department of Political Science
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy
Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.