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Panel Discussion - Cultures, Traditions and Violence Against Women: Human Rights Challenges (Geneva, Switzerland)

EVENT: Panel Discussion at the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland)

Cultures, Traditions and Violence Against Women: Human Rights Challenges

Date: Monday, March 7th 2011
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Room XXIV, Building E, Palais des Nations

 

Farida Shaheed
UN Independent Expert on Cultural Rights

  • Unpacking of ‘cultures’ from the human rights perspective  (Download Paper)


Madhu Mehra

IWRAW Asia Pacific and Executive Director, Partners for Law in Development - India

  • Multiple discriminations, cultures and the equality agenda


Karmen Ramirez Boscán
Leader, Epinayu clan of the Wayúu indigenours community in Colombia


Fahima AbdelHafiz Hashim

Director, Salmmah Resource Center


Moderated by Lydia Alpizar, Executive Director, AWID

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