Eliminating Corrective Rape: A Conversation with Activist Ndumie Funda and Salamishah Tillet
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Please join us on Thursday, January 29, 2015, 5 p.m., Terrace Room (Claudia Cohen Hall) for:

Eliminating Corrective Rape 

 

featuring social Ndumie Funda, social activist behind South Africa's 2014 (first) hate crime law and Salamishah Tillet PhD, UPenn faculty and co-founder of A Long Walk Home, Inc., a non-profit focused on ending violence against girls and women.

 

Ndumie Funda was born in Gugulethu, Cape Town. In 2008, after having experienced tragedy as a direct result of homophobic violence, she founded the organization Luleki Sizwe, which provides support and shelter to survivors of so-called ‘corrective’ rape. 

 

Please RSVP HERE: https://ndumiefundaevent.eventbrite.com

 

 

This event is made possible due to the collaborative efforts of the the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program, the Alice Paul Center, OutEd, Women’s Way, Out4Biz, WOAR, InterAct Theatre Company, Seneca International, Lambda, Women of Color at Penn, QPOC, MAKUU, Vagina Monologues, Nurses PUSH, ASAP, Africa Center, Africana Studies, Global Women’s Health Center, Perry World House, LGBT Center.