Posts tagged ‘Displaced Women’

Human Rights Council 26th Session – NGO CSW Geneva jointly hosts an open caucus on Human Rights of Migrant / Displaced Women

HRC Open Caucus Migrant Women Flyer 13-6-14The NGO CSW Geneva & GMPA cordially invite  NGO  / Civil society to an open caucus on migrant/displaced women and their rights in context of the current session of the Human Rights Council.

  • Friday 13 June – 13:30-15:00
  • NGO Resource Center, Palais des Nations – Geneva

  • Bring together advocates and activists addressing migrant women and their rights
  • Identify key policy and protection challenges facing migrant/displaced women
  • Facilitate collaboration for effective advocacy in defense of migrant women at HRC
  • Broaden discussion on migration and migrant women in Beijing +20 review


  • Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, President, NGO CSW Geneva – Secretary General World YWCA
  • Patrick Taran, President, Global Migration Policy Associates (GMPA)
  • Joyce Jett, MCDI/SCI, NGO CSW Co-Convener Interactive Roundtable

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