Centre for Human Rights
The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria works towards human rights education in Africa, a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged or marginalised persons or groups across the continent.
CHR is hosting the Annual Helen Kanzira Lecture under the theme 'Valuing Women as Autonomous Beings: Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights', on 15 May 2012 in Pretoria.
This public lecture on women’s reproductive health rights will be presented by Ms Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Download the electronic invitation, click here.
Time: 12h00 for 12h30
Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.
RSVP: E-mail: Yvonne.Oyieke@up.ac.za no later than Thursday 10 May 2012.
Enquiries: Karen Stefiszyn, Tel: +27 12 420 4525
The late Helen Kanzira was an alumna of the pioneer class of the LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa. She passed away in October 2007 due to complications arising from giving birth to a baby girl.
For more about the Centre for Human Rights, refer to www.chr.up.ac.za.