Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities and Human Rights

April 04, 2022 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

As part of the Human Rights in Practice speaker series, join Benjamin Ballah, General Secretary, Cultivation of Users' Hope Liberia, and Kriti Sharma, Human Rights Watch, in a discussion about the abuse of persons with psychosocial disabilities and their human rights moderated by Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Duke Law School. The event is organized by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic. Co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute; Duke's Kenan Institute for Ethics; the Human Rights Law Society; and the International Law Society. The event is free and open to all; no registration required. Lunch will be available grab-and-go after the program. For those who can't attend in person, the event will be livestreamed at, starting at 12:30 p.m. More information, contact Balfour Smith at

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Benjamin Ballah
General Secretary,
Cultivation of Users’ Hope Liberia

Kriti Sharma
Disability Rights Division,
Human Rights Watch

Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, moderator
Clinical Professor of Law (Teaching) & Supervising
Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic