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CEDAW as a Vehicle for Change

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Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre

25 New Inn Yard

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EC2A 3EA

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This free event will explore CEDAW, with particular focus on the recently published concluding remarks and it's value for the women's sector

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This event will explore CEDAW - the UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women - with particular focus on the recently published concluding remarks and it's value for the women's sector.

The event will consist of talks from experts on CEDAW on topics related to the benefit of CEDAW for the women's sector, and include consultation workshops where participants will have the opportunity to discuss priorities based on the concluding observations.

Speakers include:

  • Harriet Wistrich - Founding Director, Centre for Women's Justice
  • Holly Dustin - Committee Specialist, Women and Equalities Committee
  • Rosie Lewis - Deputy Director & VAWG Services Manager, The Angelou Centre
  • Camille Rouse - London Black Women's Project
  • Vivienne Hayes - CEO, Women's Resource Centre
  • Representative from NIWEP

The event aims to:

• Increase understanding of CEDAW, the concluding observations, and it's importance for the women's sector

• Learn how the legal framework of CEDAW can be used to positive effect in the VAWG sector

• Enable organisations to utilise CEDAW in their work to get better outcomes for women.

This event is funded for London-based organisations working in any capacity with those affected by domestic and/or sexual violence, including local authorities, homelessness services, housing association staff and funders.

If you do not fulfil the above criteria the following applies:

If your organisation is a Member of WRC you will need to pay £25 for the full day

If your organisation is not a member of WRC you will need to pay £50 for the full day

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