Coping with COVID-19

Event Name Coping with COVID-19
Start Date 13 May 2021 12:00 pm
End Date 13 May 2021 1:00 pm
Duration 1 hour

People with disability are amongst the most vulnerable to economic and social harm. Women with disability are especially vulnerable to violence, poor health and economic exclusion.


Dr Sudirman Nasir

Center of Excellence for Interdisciplinary and Sustainability Science (CEISS) and Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University
Dr Nasir is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin in Makassar. He has conducted research on various issues related to drug use and HIV-AIDS in Indonesia. He has been involved in drug use and HIV prevention programs in Indonesia since the mid-1990s.

Dr Claire Spivakovsky

Criminology, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of MelbourneDr Spivakovsky is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Melbourne. Claire has worked in academia, state and local government, and in the community
sector. She is interested in challenging the role of law and legal processes in the ongoing exclusion, segregation and coercive control of people with disability.

Dr Becky Batagol

MSDI and Law, Monash UniversityAssociate Professor Becky Batagol is co-appointed across Monash Law and Monash Sustainable Development Institute. She is a socially engaged academic whose work has real impact, especially in relation to gender and family violence.

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