Posts tagged ‘Traditional Values’

NGO CSW Geneva members meeting with CEDAW Expert Ruth Halperin–Kaddari (Israel) on 18 February 2014

  • on 18 February 2014, 1.30 – 2.45 pm
  • in the NGO Resource Center, Palais des Nations.

Ruth Halperin–Kaddari is the Director of the Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women, at the Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. She has been and continues to be at the forefront of the fight for women’s right when these are opposed by ‘traditional values’.

More information on CEDAW Committee Members: www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/membership.htm

Human Rights Council 23rd Session – Side Event on Traditional Values – Culture – Religion – Women’s Human Rights

On 30 May 2013 14:00-16:00 – Room VIII, Palais des Nation.

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Distinguished Speakers:

  • UN Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights – Ms. Farida Shaheed – Invited
  • Dr. Krishna Ahoojapatel – WILPF – Definition of Traditional Values
  • Mr. Willy Fautre – Chair, Human Rights Without Frontiers International
  • Ms. Lois A. Herman – WUNRN-Women’s UN Report Network – History, Intersections, UN Study
  • Ms. Zarizana Abdul Aziz – Due Diligence Project, Co-Director
  • Dr. Lale Say,  World Health Organization, Coordinator Reproductive Health & Research
  • Mr. Peter Prove – Ecumenical Advisory Alliance, Executive Director

Moderator: Dr. Adebisi Adebayo – Inter-African Committee Geneva

Co-sponors: Due Diligence Project, IAC, INPEA, World YWCA, WUNRN

Download: Events Flyer