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Mary Balikungeri

Mary Balikungeri

Mary Balikungeri is a gender and development specialist, and the founder of the Rwanda Women's Network. One of her major contributions to Rwanda was the establishment of the concept of Polyclinic of Hope, which uses a holistic approach for the medical and psycho-social needs of survivors of violence against women, that includes economically and legally empowering them to live full and productive lives. Mary is also the current Chairperson of the African Network of Women Shelters (ANWS), an affiliate of the Global Network of Women Shelters

Mari Balikungeri, Plenary programme; Wednesday 4th November 2015

4 November 2015, Wednesday
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Innovative ways of supporting women survivors is the goal of the organization. It leads to the importance of safe spaces for women to strengthen and uphold themselves and their families' dignity.  The presentation will also attempt to make a connection with the overall theme of Strengthening Global and Regional networks solidarity.


Wednesday 4 November
10.00 - 11.00
Room: Kilimanjaro 2
English
Panel session

Speaker(s)
Mary Balikungeri