CONFERENCE CHAIR’S WORKSHOP

“Stepping to 2021: The Next Chapter of Gender and Sexuality 2020 Conference”

A workshop will be arranged by the Conference Chair to discuss the outcomes and get the feedback of the Conference. Participants can share their experiences of attending the conference and express their ideas on areas to be improved in the future. Moreover, the plans to be executed when organizing for Gender and Sexuality  2021  will be discussed during the workshop providing an opportunity for participants to share their views and voice their suggestions in terms of the conference theme, conference tracks, venue, dates, keynote speakers, partners featured events and any other applicable areas. The workshop will provide an insight to deliver the future conferences in a fruitful way with the outputs received by the Conference Chair, Keynote Speakers, Participants, and Organizers.

Moderator

prof. shahana rasool

Prof. Shahana Rasool

(D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford)
Prof. Head of Department of Social Work
University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Date: 16th October 2020

Audience: All Conference Participants

Round Table Discussions

​Table 01: Gender- Based Violence (GBV)

At the Gender and Sexuality 2020 Conference, we invite you to join and share your ideas, experiences and suggestions on a phenomenon “Gender-based violence” which is deeply rooted in gender inequality, and continues to be one of the most notable human rights violations within all societies. Both women and men experience gender-based violence irrespective of their color, age, religion or language. It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. In this round table you will be able to discuss the following:

– Forms of Gender-based violence 
– Gender- based violence examples
– Accountability for eliminating GBV

Moderator:

prof. shahana rasool
Prof. Shahana Rasool

(D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford)
Prof. Head of Department of Social Work
University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Table 02: Comprehensive Sexuality Education 

Can you make an individual responsible and productive citizen by having access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education, if so, who is responsible for it?

Moderator:

gender conference key node
Ms. Madu Dissanayake

Assistant Representative UNFPA
Sri Lanka

ROUND TABLE AGENDA

⦁ Welcome and the introduction by the moderator (3min)
⦁ Briefly introducing participants in the table (2min)
⦁ Identifying areas of common interest in the topic while brainstorming. (15min)
Each member shares ideas and suggestions or experiences that relate to the topic 1, 2 and 3. (60 min)
⦁ Presents the discussion points and the outcome of each round table by the moderator to all audience in the Hall. (10min)

Date: 16th October 2020
Time: 14:30 ‐ 16:00

Audience: All Conference participants

SHARE YOUR STORY AT THE

GENDER AND SEXUALITY 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE!

15th – 16th October 2020

“IS A HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK ENOUGH TO PROMOTE TRANSFORMATIVE GENDER AND SEXUALITY?``

Special Storytelling Session

ncazelo ncube- mlilo

Speech Title : “Courage”

Ncazelo Ncube- Mlilo

(Story Teller)
Psychologist, Narrative Therapist & Psychosocial Specialist
South Africa

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Ncazelo Ncube- Mlilo is an internationally renowned Psychologist, Narrative Therapist and Psychosocial Specialist with over 18 years’ experience working in the area of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. She specializes in designing culturally sensitive therapies for responding to hardships and trauma. Ncazelo’s methodologies help to reconnect people to the neglected stories of their lives that are linked to significant aspects of their history, culture, heritage, important relationships, skills, hopes, dreams and so on.

Ncazelo has set up an organisation called Phola to provide psychosocial and trauma services to vulnerable communities largely in northern Johannesburg. She is very passionate about working with women and children to support them to realise their full potential and reclaim their lives from the effects of hardships including violence and abuse.

The Phola project involves converting camper caravans into mobile counselling units that offer services to women and children and their families and communities. Ncazelo believes in building meaningful partnerships with communities to jointly seek solutions that fit with their hopes and aspirations for their lives. She has worked as a Psychosocial and Trauma Specialist in East and Southern Africa and other parts of the world namely in United Kingdom, Australia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, and many other countries

Ncazelo has developed tools and methodologies that are used internationally to respond to trauma e.g. the Tree of Life, COURRAGE Methodology and Narratives in the Suitcase Project. Under the Phola Sisebenzi program, Ncazelo’s organisation seeks to partner with cooperates and business to offer holistic employee wellness and psychosocial programmes.

For more details about Ncazelo’s work visit www.phola.org

This is a great opportunity for you to share and document your experiences of Human Right Violations in an International Audience.
Raise your VOICE….Make a DIFFERENCE……..Stand in SOLIDARITY…..
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Benefits

  • Opportunity to take part in both days of GENDER AND SEXUALITY 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE! (15th – 16th October)
  • Networking and knowledge sharing opportunities
  • Opportunity to share your story
  • 30 mins presentation slot for every presenter
is a human rights framework enough to promote transformative gender and sexuality?

Against Sexual Harassment and Gender Based Violence.

THEMES: SUCCESS STORIES—PERSONAL AND PROJECT ACHIEVEMENTS, JOYFUL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, STRATEGIES TO OVERCOME, PREVENTION VICTORIES

  • STORIES OF STRUGGLES–INCLUDING SETBACKS,  CHALLENGES, LOSS, ANGER, SADNESS, FRUSTRATION

GENRES:

  • NARRATIVES
  • DOCUMENTARY FILMS
  • SHORT FICTION FILMS
  • PERFORMANCE ART—POETRY, SONG, SHORT DRAMAS
We invite all to stand for each other to build a community much stronger!
REGISTRATION NOW!

250 $

 

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION
Send your story to info@genderconference.com

on or before 16th  September 2020