Gender & Sexuality Provocations Seminar – Thursday 19th November 2015
The Rape of Men… Seriously; a Gender Issue?
Guest speakers: Chris Dolan (Refugee Law Project, Kampala), Steven Kighoma (Men of Hope Association, Kampala) and Martyn Sullivan (Mankind, Brighton)
12:30 to 14:00 IDS, Room 221
After screening a 20 minute dramatised film by the members of Men of Hope Association, ‘Men Can Be Raped Too’, we will – in a live-streamed debate – hear short provocations from RLP and male survivors involved about the reality of male rape in the context of African conflicts, and how displacement as refugees conspires to hide victimised men’s vulnerabilities in a context of frenzied homophobia in Uganda. We will also hear short reflections on the project from an IDS colleague and from Mankind, a group working to support male survivors of abuse locally in Brighton and Hove.