Women Parliament

Date
July 05-07-2017
Location
Mahé, Seychelles
Speakers
24 Professional Speakers

WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT- SUSTAINED ENGAGEMENT BY PARLIAMENTS TO IMPLEMENT RESOLUTION 60/2 “WOMEN, THE GIRL CHILD AND HIV AND AIDS”

Our Speakers

Dr Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba

Former President of Namibia

His Excellency Dr Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba is a former

Dr. Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe

Former Vice President of Ugnanda

Specioza Naigaga Wandira Kazibwe, is a Ugandan surgeon and politician. She is also referred to

Hon. Jessie Kabwila

Chairperson of Regional Women's Parliamentary Caucus(RWPC) and Member of Parliament of the Malawi National Assembly

Jessie Kabwila is a member of parliament of the Malawi National

Hon. Monica Mutsvangwa

Vice President of SADC Parliamentary Forum & Senator of Parliament of Zimbabwe

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Event Schedule / dont forget it

Commission 2: Access to Safe Abortions

One important consideration in ensuring that women are able to enjoy their human rights is the extent to which they can make decisions about their own bodies, sexuality and

Commission 3: Gender-Based Violence:

Gender-based violence is rampant in SADC countries and is different from other kinds of violence as it affects individuals due to their sex or gender expression and the expectations

Commission 4: Issues Facing Women and Girls

HIV, ill-health and poor access to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) disproportionately affect women and girls. Many women and girls find themselves let down by laws and policies that do

Setting the Tone

Ms. Thokozile Ruzvidzo, Director for the African Center for Gender & Development at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Vote of thanks

Vote of thanks: - Hon Shaik A M Emam, MP, Chairperson of the Human and Social Development and Special Programmes, SADC PF. Remarks: Dr Esau Chiviya, Secretary General, SADC PF. Closing

VENUE

The 41st Plenary Assembly Session will take place at the Savoy Seychelles Resort and Spa, Mahé, Seychelles.

The Women’s Parliament will commence on 5th and end on the 6th July 2017. It will take place at Eden Bleu Hotel at Eden Island. The rest of the events for the Plenary Assembly Session will take place from 7th to 14th July, 2017.

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