An Evening with Marina Mahathir
Show - Talk
Justice Centre Hong Kong
- Wed 02-12-2015 7:00 PM - 1 h 30 m
The Jockey Club Studio Theatre
$500; $400 (M)
In English with little Cantonese
This event will be marked by a lecture entitled Rights of Islamic Women in Malaysia by Ms. Marina Mahathir. Marina Mahathir headed the non-governmental Malaysian AIDS Council for twelve years from 1993-2005. She has also been Vice-President of the AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific, sat on several UN expert panels, represented Asia Pacific AIDS NGOs on the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board and spoken at the United Nations General Assembly. Apart from HIV work, she is a member of the Women Aid Organization, a Board member of Sisters in Islam, and is on the Global Advisory Committee of the Women Forum for the Society and Economy, France, and the International Advisory Committee of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh.
The evening will start off at 7pm with a simple drinks reception, followed by Mahathir’s lecture, with time set aside for Q&A and discussions. The event is expected to end before 9pm. This exclusive lecture is organized for the benefit of Justice Centre Hong Kong, a non-profit human rights organization working fearlessly to protect the rights of Hong Kong’s most vulnerable forced migrants - refugees, other people seeking protection and survivors of human trafficking.
Not suitable for people under 6 years of age