The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane – Faculty of Law, cordially invites you to the Annual Helen Kanzira Memorial Lecture.

The Keynote Address will be presented by: Her Excellency dr Isaura Nyusi, First Lady of Mozambique on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls: Challenges on Maternal Health Rights’


  • Dr Maira Domingos – OSC-Forum Mulher
  • Dr Páscoa Zualo Wate – Women’s and Child Health Department, Ministry of Health
  • Dr Luis Bitone Nahe – Centro de Direitos Humanos, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Event details

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017
Time: 14:00 to 17:00, followed by a cocktail reception
Venue: Complexo Pedagógico – Campus Universitário UEM, Anfiteatro 2501, Maputo, Mozambique
RSVP: Kindly confirm your attendance by Friday 26 May 2017 by sending an email to eventos.fduem@uem.mz
Enquiries: Ms Orquidea Massarongo-Jona (Tel: +258 84580 5660 / orquidea.massarongo@uem.mz)

About Helen Kanzira

The annual lecture is held in honour of Helen Kanzira, a graduate of the pioneer class of the Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. She passed away in 2007 at the very early age of 39 as a result of complications arising from giving birth to a baby girl.


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