South Africa, 31 September 2015
Iranti in partnership with Gender Dynamix and GATE hosted a regional ICD (International Classification of Diseases) Conference from 27-30 September 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa with over 30 trans and intersex activists representing 12 countries across different regions in Africa.
The aim of the conference was to create a collaborative space for engagement on developing an African advocacy strategy on ICD revision through discussions, expert presentations and group work.
Participants in the ICD intersex workshop gather for a group portrait.
Iranti Regional Co-ordinator Joshua Sehoole introduces the ICD (International Classification of Diseases) Conference 2015 with welcome remarks and introductions. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Estian Smit opens up the conference on ICD Africa research, 28 September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Seoketsi Mooketsi from South Africa and Johlerina Timbo from Namibia listen attentively during Estian Smit’s Presentation. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
The overall view of the participants listening to the presentation of one of the speakers, ICD Conference. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
A presentation about SOGI in International Classification of Diseases by Dr. Alex Muller, ICD Conference. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Ricki Kgositau of Gender Dynamix, Cape Town gives her input with reference to the presentation by Dr. Alex Muller. Photo by: Gugu Mandla
Shireen Motara was the facilitator for the duration of the ICD Conference, September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Dr Simon Pickstone-Taylor had a session on Gender diversity in Childhood during the ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Dr. Simon Pickstone-Taylor session was based on this Gender bread person. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Neo Musangi asks a question during one of the presentation sessions, ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla
Iranti printed themed “STOP TRANSPHOBIA IN HEALTHCARE” for the ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla
Director of Iranti Jabu Pereira stating his views on ICD research in Africa, ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla
Mauro Cabral of GATE(Global action for trans equality) presents on opportunities for engagements in the ICD Research within Africa, ICD Conference September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza
Sam Ndlovu from Sexual Rights Centre in conversation with Boglarka Fedorko from TGEU (Transgender Europe) who had a session monitoring needs assessment. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza