OutRight Now: Events during the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Please join OutRight for panels dicussing the inclusion of LBTIQ human rights issues during the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

 

Conversations about SOGI and Sex Characteristics
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Join OutRight at CSW 60: Conversations about SOGI and Sex Characteristics
Combatting Stereotypes and Discrimination on the Grounds of SOGIE*

March 16 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
General Assembly Bld., 3rd Floor
UN Headquarters

SPEAKERS:
MARJA RUOTANEN Director of Human Dignity and Equality, Council of Europe
HELENA DALLI Minister, Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Rep, Combatting Stereotypes and Discrimination
IVAN ŠIMONOVIĆ Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
GUYLAINE DEMERS, Ph.D. Professor, Laval University, Quebec
MARÍA MERCEDES GÓMEZ, Ph.D. Regional Program Coordinator, Latin America/Caribbean, OutRight
CHARLES RADCLIFFE(Moderator) Deputy Head of Office, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Senior UN Adviser on LGBT Rights

(**Registration for this event required by Friday, March 11th**)
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Bringing Abortion Back to the Advocacy Table: Erasure and Silencing in the Sustainable Development Goals

March 17 • 2:30pm
Church Center (CCUN)
77 UN Plaza
New York, NY

DISCUSSION POINTS:
Exploring the gaps in Sustainable Development Goals for access to safe and legal abortion.

SPEAKERS:
LEA RIOS
OutRight Action International
AXEL KEATING
Inter/Act Youth, intersex youth organization
ANKIT GUPTA (India)
SAVANNAH MUDD (US)

Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights

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Measuring Inclusion of Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Women

March 18 • 10:30am
Room 1, Thai Cultural Center
310 44th St., Suite #L

DISCUSSION POINTS:
Analyzing the new UN LGBTI Inclusion Index; using data to advocate for more inclusive laws and policies; discussing LBTI women’s socio-economic status.

SPEAKERS:
SUKI BEAVERS
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
LEIGH ANN VAN DER MERWE
S.H.E. Feminist Collective (South Africa)
CLARISSE KALUME
Micro Rainbow International (Brazil)
ANDREW PARK (Moderator)
The Williams Institute

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Diverse Women Empowerment to Increase Inclusion in Development

March 21 • 4:30pm
Church Center (CCUN)
777 UN Plaza, Hardin Room

DISCUSSION POINTS:
Building leadership, and empowering LBTI women.

SPEAKERS:
MIKI WALI
Radio Producer, Broadcaster and Program Host femLINKPACIFIC Radio (Fiji)
MARIA FONTANELLE
Communicator and LGBTIQ Advocate, United and Strong (Saint Lucia) 
MONICA TABENGWA
Social Justice Advocate (Botswana)
MIKEE NUNEZ-INTON
Postgraduate Student, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Specialization in gender phobia

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The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
“Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development”
will take place March 14-24, 2016 @ UN Headquarters, New York

RSVP: rsvp@OutRightInternational.org
MORE INFO: outrightinternational.org/events/talks?month=2016-03
ALSO: unwomen.org/en/csw/csw60-2016/side-events/calendar-of-side-events

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