September 28, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30 — Osgoode Hall Law School (Ignat Kaneff Building), Room 2010
The International Law in the Global South Seminar Series launched a new academic year with the help of Ms. Misozi Lwatula, who delivered a fascinating presentation entitled “The Limitations of the Human Rights Discourse in the Fight Against Gender-Based Violence in Zambia: A Problem of Culture?” on September 28, 2017. The presentation was well attended and inspired a lively post-seminar discussion amongst attendees.
Misozi Lwatula is a lecturer at the University of Zambia Law School and is currently studying for her PhD in the Department of Law at the University of Sussex. The topic of her research is entitled ‘Gender Based Violence in Zambia: A Feminist Legal Critic’. She has served as assistant dean postgraduate at the University of Zambia Law School and was a member of the Law Reporting Council of Zambia. In addition, she has been involved in a number of projects as a consultant involving women’s rights, human rights, public participation in Zambia and disaster management mitigation. Her research and teaching focuses on gender and the law, postcolonial feminism, criminal law, international law and human rights.