The Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference - Human Rights 2019

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Event Details

26 July 2019 at 9:00 am
The Arena, NAB Docklands, 700 Bourke Street, DOCKLANDS
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Conferences & Exhibitions; Information Technology; Law; Monash College; Other events; Public lectures; Seminars & Workshops; General


We are excited to announce our first five 2019 conference speakers, each of them an accomplished and inspiring woman.

Zainab Mahboob, our international keynote speaker, is Head of Legal at the Justice Project Pakistan. Zainab directs strategic litigation for clients with mental illness on death row.

Professor Rosemary Kayess' expertise in disability law was recognised in 2018 when she was appointed to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Nyadol Nyuon is a lawyer and activist who was awarded the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Racism. It Stops With Me Award for her advocacy on behalf of the Australian-African and Melbourne’s South Sudanese communities.

Shukufa Tahiri is a human rights activist and former refugee who was named by the Australian Financial Review as one of its 100 Women of Influence for 2018.

Kate Galloway is a nationally recognised academic with expertise in sustainability and gender equality. Her work includes a focus on human rights in the age of technology.

Janice Hugo
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Castan Centre for Human Rights Law