New York Event: Crafting Inclusive Shadow Reports for CEDAW

Please join the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, the International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific, the CoC Netherlands, and the Center for Women’s Global Leadership for a reception celebrating the launch of:

Equal and Indivisible: Crafting Inclusive Shadow Reports for CEDAW

A guide to increase the effectiveness of groups reporting on lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights issues in shadow reports to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.

When: July 23, 2009
6:00 – 7:30 pm

Where:The Church Center
777 United Nations Plaza
2nd Floor
between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave

Speakers will include:

  • Cary Alan Johnson, Executive Director, IGLHRC
  • Sunila Abeysekara, International Women's Rights Action Watch
  • Azusa Yamashita, Gay Japan News, Japan
  • Nigar Nagiyeva, Gender & Development, Azerbaijan
  • Violeta Neubauer, Slovenia, CEDAW Committee Member
  • Sylvia Pimentel, Brazil, CEDAW Committee Member
  • Dorcas Coker-Appiah, Ghana, CEDAW Committee Member
  • Charlotte Bunch, Center for Women’s Global Leadership
  • Grace Poore, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Please RSVP to Jacqueline Bevilaqua, jbevilaqua@iglhrc.org, no later than 5pm on Monday July 20th.

Refreshments will be served