Posts tagged ‘Child Early & Forced Mariage’

Human Rights Council 25th Session: Women’s Rights Caucus on Child, Early and Forced Marriage on 6 March 2014

NGO CSW Geneva hosted a Women’s Rights Caucus during the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session that focussed on Child, Early and Forced Marriage.


  • Mirriam Michelo, survivor of child marriage, young woman from the YWCA of Zambia.
  • Adwoa Kufuor, Human Rights Officer at the Women’s Rights and Gender Division, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Facilitator: Marie-Claude Julsaint, Global Programme Manager for Violence against Women, World YWCA.

Download: Event Flyer

HRC23 – NGO CSW Geneva Caucus on 13 June 2013

9:00-10:00 NGO Resources Center, Palais des Nations

Topic: Forced Marriages in Syria and in Refugee Settings – What is really happening?

An informal conversation moderated by Jo Allebone, World YWCA

Guest speakers :

  • Ms. Fardous Albahra, Syrian Women’s League
  • Ms. Sabah Al Hallak, Syrian Women’s League
  • Ms. Dana Abu Sham, Arab Women Organisation of Jordan, Jordan

This Women’s Rights Caucus is co-organised by the World YWCA, World Women’s Summit Foundation and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Download: Event Flyer