Gender, Human Rights, Disability Rights, and Social Work: Insights for Practice in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Featuring three leading human rights advocates:
TAMAR IVANIADZE, Co-founder and Chairperson of Initiative for Social Changes, a leading non-profit organization in Tbilisi, Georgia, fighting to protect the human rights of children, youth, and women.
FRANCIS BICHNORD ASONG, Executive Director of VOICE Ghana, an NGO that promotes access to quality education for children with disabilities and works as a capacity-building organization for all disability self-help groups and disabled people’s organizations at the grassroots level in Ghana.
SAMUEL MATSIKURE, Programmes Manager of GALZ, a 30-year-old community-based association that aims to represent, protect and promote the rights of LGBTI people in Zimbabwe. Matsikure has held a leadership position in the organization for the last 18 years and been a member for the last 28 years.
Moderated by ANINDITA DASGUPTA (bio), Associate Research Scientist, Social Intervention Group (SIG), Columbia School of Social Work