Bergþórugata 20, 101, Reykjavik

GEST 2020 – Final Presentations

18th May 2020 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Háskólatorg 105
Sæmundargata 10

WHERE? Háskólatorg, room 105, University of Iceland.

On the 18th of May 2020, the GEST 2020 cohort will present their final assignments at the University of Iceland, Háskólatorg 105.

To accommodate long distance guests and to respect local social distancing recommendations, the event will also be streamed online. The link will be provided closer to the date of the event. There will be a chat function for those attending via distance to ask questions to the fellows, with time pertaining.

The schedule for the presentations is as following:

SESSION 1: The many faces of violence (60 minutes) 9:00 to 10:00

Empowering the Youth to Combat Sexual Violence against Young Women and Girls in Rural Malawi Districts of Nkhatabay, Dowa, Machinga and Nsanje
-Limbikani Bickiel Mkangadzula, Malawi

Women with Disabilities and Reproductive Rights: A Brief Illustration of the Picture in Uganda
-Shamim Nampijja, Uganda

Revenge Pornography in Uganda: Addressing the Crime of Intimate Disclosure
-Asiimwe Allen, Uganda

The Construction of Non-Violent Dialogues through Visual Arts
-Daniel Nkosiyedwa Radebe, South Africa

SESSION 2: Migration, women and girls (60 minutes) 10:15 to 11:15

UNSCR 1325 and Beyond: A Needs-based Analysis of Women and Girls in the Dzaleka Refugee Camp
-Khwimani Isabel Mwasinga, Malawi

Combating Trafficking of Women and Girls: Labour Externalization from Uganda to the Middle East
-Bwowe Ivan, Uganda

Sustainable Reintegration of Internally Displaced Persons: Formal and Vocational Education in New Kuchingoro Camp, Abuja, Nigeria
-Jameelah Abdussalam Yusuf, Nigeria

Palestinian Commemoration Politics: The Performative Roles of Women in the ‘Palestinian Diaspora’ TV Series
-Anas Hassuneh, Palestine

SESSION 3: Education matters (60 minutes + documentary) 11:30 to 13:00

The Politics of Sexual Harassment in Students Electoral Processes: A Case of Makerere University, Uganda
-Esther Namitala, Uganda

Ghanaian Girls in STEM: A Paradigmatic Shift
-Gideon Kodzo Adjei-Mawutor, Ghana

Equipping Primary Teachers in Gender Responsive Pedagogy to Strengthen Quality and Equity in Schools at Imvepi Refugee Camp
-Brenda Apeta, Uganda

Documentary Films as a Safe Space to Promote Gender Equity in Higher Education Settings in Mozambique
-Tânia da Assunção Machonisse, Mozambique

SESSION 4: The politics and economics of gender (75 minutes) 13:30 to 14:45

Gender Responsive Budgeting as a Tool for Advancing Gender Equality: Capacity Building of Provincial Employees in Afghanistan
-Zeba Sultani, Afghanistan

Spiralling into Poverty one Debt at a Time
-Nadhiya Najab, Sri Lanka

Nigerian Women and Political Participation: The Not-Too-Young-To-Run Law: A New Vista For More Women’s Participation In Nigeria’s Politics
-Kayode Kehinde Hannah, Nigeria

The Weaponization of the Feminist Discourse in Malawi
-Jessica Mandanda, Malawi

Private Bodies, Public Space: How Women Navigate Violence in Gendered Spaces in Colombo, Sri Lanka
-Kinita Shenoy, Sri Lanka

SESSION 5: Gender, enviornment and climate change (45 minutes) 15:00-15:45

Socio-Ecological Housing in Cameroon: Climate Change Resilience for Rural Communities by Lake Chad and Logone
-Damandi Tarang Nadia, Cameroon

Impact of Climate Change on the Indigenous Peoples of Yakutia
-Anisiia Moiakunova, Russia

Masculinities in Disasters: Mitigating Post-disaster Gender-Based Violence in TA Makhwira and Lundu in Chikwawa District, Malawi
-Alinane Kaimila, Malawi

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