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BIAS: Gender Inequality in Healthcare and Research - Be Me: Selina Bonnie

BIAS: Gender Inequality in Healthcare and Research - Be Me: Selina Bonnie

Selina is an Indian / Irish disabled woman who holds a Master’s Degree in Disability Studies from the University of Leeds and a Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality from the IPA / IHREC. She has been an activist, lecturer and trainer in the international disabled people’s movement for more than 25 years. Her particular research interests centre on sexuality, sexual expression and reproductive rights for disabled people. Selina has been published on related topics in various fora including a chapter titled ‘Towards Sexual Citizenship: Dispelling the Myth of Disabled People’s Asexuality’, in the book Sexualities and Irish Society: A Reader. She is currently the Vice Chair of Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI), represents ILMI on the Assisted Human Reproduction Coalition, and is a Regional Ambassador for the NUIG Centre for Disability Law and Policy Re(al) Productive Justice Research project. She is also a busy wife, mother and passionate home chef who works full time for South Dublin County Council as their Disability Liaison, Access and Equality Officer. Join in this #ScienceWeek 7-14th November as we take a look at gender bias in women's health and research. @BiasWomenHealth - Twitter @Bias_Womens_Health - Instagram #BiasWomensHealth BIAS: Inequality in Women's Health and Research is a Science Week festival developed by RCSI Rotunda Research Department. The Festival is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. #ScienceWeek #ScienceWeek2021 #GenderBias #ScienceFoundationIreland #BiasWomensHealth
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