Conflict-related sexual violence and conflict minerals: The case of the Democratic Republic of Congo
September 22, 2016
3755 School of Public Health I, 1415 Washington Heights Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Global Crossroads Lecture: Dr. Denis Mukwege, OB/GYN and Director of the Panzi Hospital in the DRC with Film Director Mike Ramsdell
Sponsored by The Office of Global Public Health (OGPH), School of Nursing, William Davidson Institute, LS&A Human Rights Program, Global REACH, and the Panzi Foundation USA.
Dr. Denis Mukwege, OB/GYN and Director of the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is world renowned for his fearless work treating survivors of sexual violence and as a human rights advocate in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He and his staff at Panzi Hospital have treated over 30,000 survivors of sexual abuse providing medical, legal and psycho-social care. Mike Ramsdell is the Director of the film “When Elephants Fight.” Together they will discuss the role of minerals trafficking in the DRC conflict.