Campus visit by gender and human rights expert Seodi White

First Event: “Women’s Rights and HIV/AIDS in Malawi and South Africa: Realities, Successes and Challenges”
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Rosenau 228

Second Event: “Human Rights and Gender Justice in Malawi and Southern Africa”
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Description: Seodi White is a gender expert and human rights lawyer who lives in Blantyre, Malawi.  She has a law degree from the University of Botswana and a master’s degree in gender and development from the University of Sussex. She has coordinated and conducted institutional research ranging from women’s access to justice, women’s property rights, constitutionalism and women’s rights, legal pluralism, gender and HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health rights of women.

In addition to her position as the national coordinator of the Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust, Ms. White has worked with various agencies such as UNICEF in South Sudan, the United Nations in Liberia, Plan International in Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique, and USAID in Malawi.

For more information on Seodi White, click here.

These events are co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the African Studies Center at UNC.

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