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Film launch: 'The man who mends women - The wrath of Hippocrates'
Date: 8 December 2015
Time: 17h00 - 20h00
Venue: Cinema Nouveau, Brooklyn Mall, Pretoria, Google map

Seats are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

In support of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s ‘UNiTE to End Violence against Women’ campaign and South Africa’s 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the Institute for Security Studies, in partnership with UN Women, will host the first screening in South Africa of the acclaimed film ‘The Man Who Mends Women: The wrath of Hippocrates' about Congolese gynaecological surgeon Dr Denis Mukwege.

Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Dr Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Dress Code: Wear orange in support of ending violence against women.

Chair: Dr David Zounmenou, Senior Research Fellow, ISS


  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women (video message)
  • Stephanie Wolters, Head, Conflict Prevention and Risk Analysis division, ISS


This event is co-hosted by the ISS and UN Women. The ISS is also grateful for support from the following members of the ISS Partnership Forum: the governments of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the USA.
Cinema Nouveau
Brooklyn Mall
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Penny Mandula
Phone: +27 12 346 9500
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