Brownbag Lunch with Dorothy A'ken'ova and Chester Samba

You are invited to join IGLHRC for a Brown Bag Lunch Discussion

Wednesday, October 29th
Noon to 2 p.m.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1505
New York, NY 10038
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The recognition of basic human rights remains a distant goal for many lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals throughout much of Africa. Two rights activists from the continent will lay out their perspective on the crisis.

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Chesterfield Samba, Zimbabwe, is Director of Gay and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ). As a gay activist, Samba follows political developments in Zimbabwe and analyzes political developments and their implications on citizens of LGBTI communities. 

Dorothy A’ken’ova, Nigeria, a feminist and sexual rights activist, is the Founder and Executive Director of INCRESE. A’ken’ova creates and manages community projects targeting young people, women, and other sexual minorities. She is currently implementing an advocacy project for the protection of the human rights of sexual minorities, and the eradication of discriminatory laws. A’ken’ova is a member of the IGLHRC Africa Program Advisory Committee.


Marianne Møllmann, Director of Programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC).  

Admission is free, and all are welcome.
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