HIV/AIDS is unique among epidemics in the way it has targeted socially marginalized populations: sex workers, drug users, ethnic minorities, and men who have sex with men. Meg Davis will speak about HIV/AIDS across the region and Asia Catalyst, the organization she founded, which provides coaching services on how these communities can best mobilize, form their own NGOs, provide front-line services, and advocate to local governments. .
DATE: June 29 (Wednesday)
VENUE: Embassy of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Unit 1701, Tower B, Pacific Century Place, 2A Gong Ti Bei Lu, Chaoyang District, Tel.: 8588 0900
ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Meg Davis is an anthropologist who has conducted research and advocacy on HIV/AIDS, police abuse, housing rights, environmental
rights, and rule of law in China, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia and Indonesia. She earned a Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and held postdoctoral fellowships at Yale University and UCLA. A former China researcher at Human Rights Watch, Davis is the author of Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest Borders. Her articles have appeared in Harm Reduction Journal, Wall Street Journal Asia, International Herald Tribune, and South China Morning Post.