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Workshop 4 Sustainable Development Goals: Gender, Health and Sustainable Development: The Role for International Human Rights Law (7 May 2018)

Wanneer:ma 07-05-2018 14:00 - 18:30
Waar:University College Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
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The Department of Transboundary Legal Studies, the Centre for Gender Studies, and the Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre of the University of Groningen cordially invites you to participate in our fourth International Law for the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop .

Workshop 4: Gender, Health & Sustainable Development: The role for international human rights law

Please find the call for papers & digital artwork (PDF) and event poster (PDF) here.

The workshop will feature Prof. Wendy Harcourt (confirmed), Professor of Gender, Diversity and Sustainable Development at the Erasmus University. Her keynote will be followed by a panel session with presenters selected from the call for papers. Selected artwork will be exhibited throughout the event. See the full programme below.

Registration

Participation is free of charge. Open to all disciplines and students.

To register or for any inquiries please contact the co‚Äźorganisers Lucia Berro Pizzarossa (l.berro.pizzarossa@rug.nl) and Katrina Perehudoff (katrina.perehudoff@gmail.com).

Join the conversation: #genderhealth @GroningenLaw @GHLGroningen @UCGroningen

Programme

14:00-14:10

Welcome

14:10-15:00

Keynote
Prof. Wendy Harcourt, Professor of Gender, Diversity and
Sustainable Development at the Erasmus University in
The Hague
Blood, sweat & tears: Lessons from global body politics

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:50

Panel discussion on gender, health & sustainable development

Dr. Billie de Haas, Population Research Centre, University
of Groningen
Comprehensive sexuality education and its importance for
the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Mr. Po-Han Lee PhD(c), Faculty of Law, University of Sussex
Remaining ‘in the closet’: LGBT health inequities and the
World Health Organization’s inertia
(supported by the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre’s Postgraduate Bursary Scheme)

Dr. Brenda Bartelink, Centre for Religion, Health and Well Being,
University of Groningen
Who decides? Violence, innocence in gender activism

16:50-17:00

Conclusion

17:00-18:00

Reception in the UCG Lounge (located on main floor)